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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6710

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Rocky island, 2 mi long, lying 1 mi E of Cloyd Island in the S part of the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp and OpWml in 1947 and 1948. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Charles C. Herring, USN, photographic officer with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml parties which obtained air and ground photos of the area in January 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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