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