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Fowler Islands: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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