E-mail this page Print this page
Red Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Red 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): Red Island

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12437

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
52° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -52.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3

Elevation (see definition): 95

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Conspicuous red lava island, 95 m high, which lies 0.5 mi N of Laurens Peninsula, Heard Island, and to which it is tied by a low isthmus. The descriptive name was applied by American sealers at Heard Island in the period following their initiation of sealing there in 1855.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.


Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.

Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z

Global names alphabetically

. . . Feedback