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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14182

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The southernmost of the small group of islands at the E side of Foyn Harbor in Wilhelmina Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. The feature was so named by whalers operating in the area because the Norwegian whaling vessel Solstreif was moored to it during 1921-22, and probably in other seasons also.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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