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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12015

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Small island lying 8 mi SSE of Cape Jeremy and 2 mi off the W coast of Palmer Land, in George VI Sound. First surveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because of the friable nature of the rock found on the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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