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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5865

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Scattered group of islands and rocks lying close S and W of Meier Point, off the S coast of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. First charted and named "Gestlingen" by Petter Sorlle in 1912-13. This was corrected to "Gjeslingene" (the goslings) on a later chart by Sorlle. The approved name is an anglicized form recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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