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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14578

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
103° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -103.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small group of islands in Amundsen Sea, lying 5 mi NW of Edwards Islands and 5 mi W of Canisteo Peninsula. Plotted from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 in January, 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James M. Sterrett, biologist with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) in 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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