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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15232

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 60.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Group of small islands lying about 5 mi off the coast of Mac. Robertson Land between Campbell Head and Cape Simpson. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named by them, apparently after the Norwegian whale catcher Thorfinn.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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