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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5055

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 140.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Small rocky island lying 0.4 mi S of Derby Island near the N extremity of Astrolabe Glacier Tongue. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) in 1951 and named after Florence, Italy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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