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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15454

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.85

Elevation (see definition): 305

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Island 5 mi long and 305 m high, lying 20 mi NE of Trinity Island and marking the NE extent of Palmer Archipelago. Named on Jan. 30, 1820, by Edward Bransfield, Master, Royal Navy (RN), who described it as a round island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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