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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12166

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Scattered group of small, low, mainly ice-covered islands and rocks which extend about 10 mi in a NE-SW direction, lying in southern Marguerite Bay off the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The center of the group lies 23 mi NNE of Cape Jeremy. First visited and surveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The name, applied by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), derives from association with Mushroom Island which lies 14 mi NE of this group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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