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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5197

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A small island in southern Schollaert Channel, lying 0.5 mi off the east extremity of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The island was charted but left unnamed by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05. The name appears on Argentine charts dating back to 1950, and honors the ship Fournier which took part in the Argentine Antarctic expedition of 1947. In 1948 the vessel was wrecked in the Strait of Magellan.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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