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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14193

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small island 4 mi SW of Berthelot Islands and 2.5 mi NW of Darboux Island, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot, and named by him for Crichton Somerville, a resident of Kristiania (Oslo), Norway, who selected and supervised the making of much of the polar clothing and equipment used by the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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