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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15655

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): Snow-capped island in the Saffery Islands, lying 2 mi SW of Black Head, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, under Rymill. So named because it represents the turning point on a British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) sledge journey in August 1935, when open water was encountered SW of this island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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