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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11423

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 75

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

Description (see definition): Small but prominent island, more than 75 m high, lying 2 mi NW of Ambush Bay off the N coast of Joinville Island. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1953. The name is descriptive of the island's shape; Patella is the Latin name for a limpet.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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