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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14536

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An island off the NE coast of Adelaide Island, about 10 mi SW of Mount Velain. Mapped from air photos taken by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48) and Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Samuel Steinemann, Swiss physicist who has made laboratory investigations on the flow of single and polycrystalline ice.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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