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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5675

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Strait between Trinity and Tower Islands in the Palmer Archipelago. Named by a British expedition 1828-31, under Foster, for Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, 1827-30, and of the committee which formulated the objectives of the expedition. The strait was mapped by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Nordenskjold.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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