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Head Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Head Island in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Head Island

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6531

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A small island that lies 0.6 mi S of Andrews Point and close to the NE side of Anvers Island. The feature is situated at the SE side of Hackapike Bay and is not to be confused with Pear Island and False Island which are just northeastward. Charted from the Penola by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) (1934-37) under John Rymill. The name is presumed to be descriptive and dates back to about 1952.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Head Island in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Head Island should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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