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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6699

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Island nearly 1 mi long, lying 1.5 mi SE of Bonaparte Point, off the SW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 because a member of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) at the Arthur Harbor station spent some time on this island alone in January 1957, making survey observations.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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