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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6039

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Island 0.6 mi S of Michelsen Island and 1 mi W of the S part of Fredriksen Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First charted and named "Holmen Graa" (The Grey Island) on a map by the Norwegian whaler Captain Petter Sorlle, who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13. The anglicized form approved appears on the chart by DI personnel on the Discovery II who surveyed the islands in 1933.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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