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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 755

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A small island in the extreme S lobe of Penney Bay, in the Windmill Islands. The island appears in air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47), but was not charted on subsequent maps. So named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) because it is the southernmost of the Windmill Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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