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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10338

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 58' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 71.9666667

Elevation (see definition): 235

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A partly ice-covered island, 235 m high, about 2 mi from the S end of Gillock Island in the Amery Ice Shelf. Photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47) and Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1958). First visited by a party led by J. Manning, from the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Prince Charles Mountains survey in Jan. 1969. Named by ANCA for A. Mousinho, pilot of the Beaver aircraft with the 1969 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Prince Charles Mountains party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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