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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12848

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Island lying 3.5 mi SW of Table Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 after the British sealing vessel Romeo, probably from London, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1821-22, and moored in nearby Clothier Harbor in March 1822.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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