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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8776

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 134.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 30

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

Description (see definition): A small rocky island rising to 30 m, marking the E side of the entrance to Davis Bay. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James B. Lewis, Passed Midshipman on the sloop Peacock of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Wilkes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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