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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2457

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
121° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -121

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An ice-covered island, 70 mi long, with all but its N coast lying within Getz Ice Shelf, located between Siple Island and Wright Island along the coast of Marie Byrd Land. First delineated (except for its S part) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in January 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Admiral R.B. Carney, U.S. Navy (USN) (Ret.), Chief of Naval Operations during organization of Operation Deep Freeze support for the IGY of 1957-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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