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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13404

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An island 1.5 mi E of Watkins Island, Biscoe Islands. Mapped from air photos taken by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Per F. Scholander, American physiologist who has investigated many aspects of polar physiology.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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