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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15293

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An island 4 mi N of Lion Island on the N side of Granite Harbor, Victoria Land. The New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) established a survey station on its highest point in October 1957. They named it in analogy with nearby Lion Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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