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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 736

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 63.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A group of small islands at NE end of the Robinson Group, located 5.5 mi N of Cape Daly, Mac. Robertson Land. Mapped from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) surveys and air photos 1959-66. So named by ANCA because of the nearness of the islands to Auster Rookery, and because they have provided a camp site for Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) parties visiting the rookery.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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