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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13865

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Island over 1 mi long, lying 1.5 mi NE of Reeve Island in the Wauwermans Islands, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. First mapped by the Argentines in 1950. The toponym replaces the provisional name "Alberto" and was approved by the Geographic Coordinating Committee (Argentina) in 1956. It memorializes Argentine naval hero Captain Enrique Sinclair (1805-1904). Born in New York, U.S.A., he emigrated while very young to the Rio de la Plata, joined the Argentine navy and fought at the side of Admiral Brown in the war with Brazil.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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