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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14991

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.7666667

Elevation (see definition): 145

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The westernmost and largest of the Pickersgill Islands (q.v.), rising to 145 m off the S coast of South Georgia. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for William G. Tanner, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist, who worked on the island during the 1975-76 field season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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