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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12058

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Small rocky island 0.5 mi NE of Miller Island, forming the northernmost of the Wauwermans Islands, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. The name was approved by the Argentine geographic coordinating committee in 1956, replacing the provisional toponym "Fernando." Named in memory of First Lieutenant Prevot, commander of the mobile detachment in the operations of the Argentine Air Force unit for Antarctica. He died on active duty.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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