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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15908

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
038° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -38.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Small, conical tussock-covered island close E of Main Island in the Willis Islands, South Georgia. Roughly charted by DI personnel on the Discovery in the period 1926-30. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Lieutenant Commander Hugh L.F. Vaughan, Royal Navy (RN), First Lieutenant of His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Owen, which surveyed this area in 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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