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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15671

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small island, ice covered except for the N face. It lies partly within the seaward terminus of Shipley Glacier, 1 mi W of Flat Island, along the N coast of Victoria Land. The rocky N end projecting from the glacier is suggestive of a turret. Charted and named by the Northern Party, led by Campbell, of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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