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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5687

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 96.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Three small, rocky islands protruding above Shackleton Ice Shelf 3 mi N of Cape Moyes. Discovered by the Western Base Party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) under Mawson, 1911-14, and named for F.J. Gillies, chief engineer of the ship Aurora. Astronomical control was established on the central island by U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml personnel in January 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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