This page presents the geographical name data for Uberuaga 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): Uberuaga Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17744
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 53' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 17' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.8833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.2833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000
Description (see definition): An island 0.5 mi long that is the E-most feature in Dailey Islands, McMurdo Sound. Named after Julia Mary Uberuaga, who from 1979-99 made 20 consecutive Antarctic seasonal deployments working for contractors in support of U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP). She worked at South Pole Station as general field assistant the first two seasons; from 1981, worked for 15 seasons as heavy equipment operator at Williams Field, McMurdo Sound, with assignments at field camps including Siple Dome, Siple Station, and Byrd Surface Camp. The last few seasons she operated a Caterpillar D7 Pearl on McMurdo Ice Shelf.
Date Created (see definition): 05/19/2000
Date Edited (see definition): No data