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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15381

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 50.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Steep-sided, flat-topped island, 4 mi long and 2 mi wide, lying SW of the mouth of Beaver Glacier in the S part of Amundsen Bay. Sighted in October 1956 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party led by P.W. Crohn and named for Lieutenant Leslie Tonagh, DUKW driver with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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