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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10763

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): The largest of the Anagram Islands, lying on the S side of French Passage in the Wilhelm Archipelago. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 because there is a black knob of rock, almost permanently snow free, on the N side of the island which is a useful navigational mark for vessels using French Passage; nob is a spelling of knob.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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