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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14352

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Island lying off the W extremity of Trinity Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Sir Thomas Spert, Controller of the King's Ships in the time of Henry VIII, founder and first Master of the Mariners of England, which later became the Corporation of Trinity House.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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