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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9925

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A very small island 1 mi SE of Flagstaff Point, close off the W side of Ross Island. Charted and so named by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) led by Shackleton, 1907-09. The name appears to be capricious or whimsical, mickle meaning "great."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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