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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5620

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Largest of the Rosenthal Islands lying off the W coast of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First roughly charted and named "Pointe de Gerlache" by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, under Charcot, for Lieutenant Adrien de Gerlache. As a result of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveys in 1956-58, this island is considered to be the feature named by Charcot; there is no prominent point in this vicinity which would be visible from seaward.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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