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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14474

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 520

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Island 2 mi long and 520 m high, lying 4 mi NE of Spur Point in the W part of Cabinet Inlet, off the E coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947 and named for Rt. Hon. Oliver F.G. Stanley, M.P., Secretary of State for the British Colonies, who played an important part in establishing the survey. This island was photographed from the air during 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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