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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12545

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 141.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small rocky island 1 mi E of Houle Island and 4 mi NE of Zelee Glacier Tongue. Photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1949-51, and so named by them because the surf breaks over the island. "Ressac" is the French word for surf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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