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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7295

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An island, 7 mi long, in Terra Nova Bay, Victoria Land, lying close S of the Northern Foothills at the outer edge of the Nansen Ice Sheet. First explored by the Northern Party of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13, and called "Southern Foothills" in contradistinction to the Northern Foothills. The name was changed to Inexpressible Island by the party after spending a very unpleasant winter on half rations in a cave in a snowdrift on the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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