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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2328

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A small island just N of Hailstorm Island, in the Swain Islands. This region was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47), Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1956), and the Soviet expedition (1956). The island was included in a 1957 ground survey by C.R. Eklund, who named it for Richard L. Cameron, chief glaciologist at Wilkes Station, 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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