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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12897

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.2833333

Elevation (see definition): 435

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

Description (see definition): Circular island 1 mi in diameter with precipitous cliffs of volcanic rock rising to a snow-covered peak 435 m high, lying W of Dundee Island in the S entrance to Antarctic Sound. Discovered by the French expedition, 1837-40, under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, and named by him for V. Admiral Claude de Rosamel, French Minister of Marine under whose orders the expedition sailed.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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