This page presents the geographical name data for Largo 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): Largo Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8510
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 18' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 53' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.8833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): An elongated island, 1 mi in extent, which is the largest of the Duroch Islands. It lies 1 mi W of Halpern Point, Trinity Peninsula. The Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947-48, charted the feature as three islands to which the personal names Rozas, Swett, and Horn were applied. Charted as one island by Martin Halpern, leader of the University of Wisconsin geological party in this area, 1961-62, who reported the name "Largo" (meaning long) to be the only one used by Chilean officials at the nearby General Bernardo O'Higgins Station.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data