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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14880

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 76.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A small group of islands and rocks lying 14 mi SW of Rauer Islands in the SE part of Prydz Bay. Discovered in February 1935 by a Norwegian expedition led by Captain Klarius Mikkelsen. He charted the two main islands in the group and applied the name Svenner after the islands of that name near Sandefjord, Norway. The group was plotted in greater detail from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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