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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12810

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): An island lying in the entrance of Curtiss Bay, about 2 mi W of Cape Andreas, Graham Land. Mapped from air photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys (1955-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe, English pioneer aircraft designer and aviator since 1908; founder of A.V. Roe and Co., Ltd. (later Saunders-Roe Ltd.).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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