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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6470

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
093° 00' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 93

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Group of rocky coastal islands lying off Mabus Point and extending about 1.5 mi seaward. Charted by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) under Mawson (1911-14), who applied the name Rookery Islands because of a large emperor penguin rookery on Haswell Island, the largest and seaward island in the group. ANCA proposed in 1955 that the name Haswell be extended to the entire group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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