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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8351

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1959

Description (see definition): A small island lying 8 mi E of Tula Point, the N end of Renaud Island, in the Biscoe Islands. Mapped from air photos obtained by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd., 1956-57. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because the island lies in a lacuna (a gap) in the vertical air photos taken, in 1956-57.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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