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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16112

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
092° 58' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 92.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A small island in the Haswell Islands, lying 0.5 mi SW of Tokarev Island and 1.4 mi NW of Mabus Point. Plotted by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Photographed by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956) and shown on their map as Ostrov Vkhodnoy (entrance island), presumably because of its location along the ship route to Mabus Point and Mirnyy Station.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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