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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14041

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Largest island of the group lying E of Tupman Island, Pitt Islands, in the Biscoe Islands. First accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 after the Honorable Samuel Slumkey, a character in Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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