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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13867

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 68.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A high ice-covered island on the W side of the Amery Ice Shelf about 14 mi S of Landon Promontory. First plotted by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from air photos taken in 1956, but incorrectly shown as a promontory. Later mapped by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) as an island. Named by ANCA for M. Single, senior diesel mechanic at Mawson Station in 1962, a member of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) field party which visited the area in December 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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