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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9337

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 141.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island lying in the entrance to Port Martin, 0.2 mi W of Bizeux Rock and 0.2 mi N of Cape Margerie. Photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1949-51, and so named by them because a large Adelie penguin rookery was located on the island. "Manchot" is the French word for penguin.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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