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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6541

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An island off the SE coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, Graham Coast, between Jurva Point and Bates Island. In association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1985 after John A. Heap, sea-ice specialist with Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1955-62, who worked in the Antarctic with Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1955-56, with Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-57, and with U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP), 1962-63; Head, Polar Regions Section, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and member of the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from 1976.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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