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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16401

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Group of rocky islands lying 4 mi WNW of Cape Buller, off the N coast of South Georgia. These islands were discovered by Captain James Cook in 1775. The name dates back to at least 1912 and is now well established.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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