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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5821

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Small island on the S side of the entrance to Iquique Cove, Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. On its W side this island is linked to a smaller island by a spit which is covered only at high tides. The island was charted by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition of 1947, commanded by Capitan de Navio Federico Guesalaga Toro, which named it after Ernesto Gonzalez Navarrete, captain of the ship Iquique on the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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