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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6947

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 37' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island, 0.75 mi long, at the SE side of Burnett Island, in the Swain Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and observed by Wilkes Station personnel who conducted a 1957 survey of Swain Islands under C.R. Eklund. Named by Eklund for Rudolf A. Honkala, chief meteorologist with the US-IGY wintering party of 1957 at Wilkes Station.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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