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Red Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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): 12438

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 495

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Circular, flat-topped island, 1 mi in diameter and 495 m high, with reddish cliffs of volcanic rock, lying 3.5 mi NW of Cape Lachman, James Ross Island, in Prince Gustav Channel. Discovered and named by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, 1901-04.

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.


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