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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14620

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): Island located 1.3 mi WSW of Emeline Island, South Shetland Islands. This island is occupied by a Chinstrap Penguin rookery. The name applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) acknowledges the work of Donald N. Tait, stoker of the survey motor boat Nimrod, of the Royal Navy (RN) Hydrographic Survey Unit in these islands, 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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