This page presents the geographical name data for Soldat 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): Soldat Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14164
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 31' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 11' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 78.1833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970
Description (see definition): An elongated rocky island, 2.5 mi long, lying S of Partizan Island in the S part of the entrance to Langnes Fjord, Vestfold Hills. This feature was photographed by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37), but was plotted on the subsequent maps as a peninsula. It was first shown to be an island by John Roscoe's 1952 study of aerial photographs of the area taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). The area was photographed by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1954-58) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) (1956), the latter applying the name Ostrov Soldat (soldier island).
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data