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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12033

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
124° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -124.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A small ice-covered island lying close to Siple Island in the W extremity of Russell Bay, off the coast of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James B. Pranke, aurora researcher at Byrd Station in 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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