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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15880

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): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A group of about ten small islands, of which Van Hulssen Island is the largest, lying 1.5 mi N of Pila Island in Holme Bay. The islands were mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and included as part of a group called "Ytterskjera." They were remapped by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), 1954-62, and named after the largest island in the group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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