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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12148

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
038° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -38.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Small, relatively high, tussock-covered island, rising to a peak at its northern end, lying at the E end of the Willis Islands at South Georgia. Roughly mapped by DI personnel on the 1960-61. The name was given in 1963 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) and is descriptive, the expression "standing proud" in naval parlance being the equivalent of "sticking up."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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