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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 774

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9

Elevation (see definition): 40

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

Description (see definition): Island, 0.75 mi long and 40 m high, lying close off the S tip of Adelaide Island. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. Visited in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who so named it because of the large number and variety of birds found there.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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