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Hennessy Islands: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Hennessy Islands 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): Hennessy Islands

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6652

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Group of small islands 2 mi in extent, lying 4 mi SE of Jurva Point, the SE end of Renaud Island, in the Biscoe Islands. The main islands in the group were first accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Jack Hennessy (1885-1954), Deputy Marine Superintendent of the (British) Meteorological Office, 1940-54, who collected and published reports on sea ice observations in Antarctic waters, 1902-53.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Hennessy Islands 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 Hennessy Islands should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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