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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10869

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Low rocky island 1 mi NW of the W tip of Neny Island, lying in Marguerite Bay off the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly charted in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947, and named by them for USMS North Star, one of the ships of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, which visited Marguerite Bay in 1940.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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