This page presents the geographical name data for Bandy 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): Bandy Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 934
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 04' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
137° 49' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.0666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -137.8166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975
Description (see definition): A small ice-covered island lying in Hull Bay, 1.5 mi west of Lynch Point, coastal Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1962-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Orville L. Bandy (1917-73), professor of geology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a participant since 1961 in several U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) projects. In 1964 and 1966, respectively, he was chief scientist on cruises 7 and 17 of RV Anton Bruun, and took part in several cruises of U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Eltanin.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data