E-mail this page Print this page
Transverse Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Transverse 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): Transverse Island

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15482

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Island between Fold Island and Keel Island on the E side of Stefansson Bay, off the coast of Enderby Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Tverrholmen (the transverse islet). Seen by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party in 1956. The translated form of the name recommended by ANCA has been approved.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

https://geographic.org/geographic_names/antname.php?uni=15482&fid=antgeo_124

Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.


Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z


Global names alphabetically



. . . Feedback




| COUNTRIES | Geographic.org | GEOLOGY | USA STATISTICS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |