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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14575

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Small island lying 0.7 mi N of Darboux Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 because a large number of terns (Sterna vittata) breed here.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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