This page presents the geographical name data for Fowler Islands 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): Fowler Islands
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5201
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 25' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 26' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): A group of small islands lying between Bernal and Bragg Islands in Crystal Sound. Mapped from air photos obtained by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48) and Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57) and surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1958-59). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Sir Ralph H. Fowler (1889-1944), English physicist; joint author with J.D. Bernal of a classic paper on the structure of ice which suggested the location of the hydrogen atoms, in 1933.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data