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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15879

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small island lying 3 mi NW of Flat Islands in Holme Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and perhaps included in the scattered islands which they called Ytterskjera. Van Hulssen Island was included in a triangulation carried out by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1954, and in 1955 a party established an automatic meteorological station there. Named by ANCA for F.A. Van Hulssen, radio station supervisor at Mawson Station in 1955.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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