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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4991

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): The southernmost of the Myriad Islands, lying 2 mi ENE of Snag Rocks in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Mapped by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys in 1956-57 and from the helicopter of His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Protector in March 1958. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because of its position.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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