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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 668

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Island lying between Rugged Island and Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 for B. Astor of the American sealer South Shetland Islands for the New York Lyceum of Natural History (now American Museum of Natural History).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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