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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5902

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Group of islands and rocks 0.5 mi N of Penguin Point, the NW extremity of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer during their joint cruise in December 1821. The name appears on a chart based upon a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13 by Petter Sorlle, Norwegian whaling captain.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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