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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7637

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled channel, 8 mi long and 1 to 2 mi wide, lying between Blaiklock Island and the S part of Arrowsmith Peninsula and connecting Bourgeois Fjord with the head of Bigourdan Fjord, off the W coast of Graham Land. Named for Harold D. Jones, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) airplane mechanic at Stonington Island, 1947-49, who was a member of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) party which discovered, surveyed, and sledged through this channel in 1949.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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