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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6832

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 58' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A group of islands 10 mi NE of William Scoresby Bay. The largest island of this group was discovered on Feb. 18, 1931 by British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson who thought it to be a cape and called it Cape Hobbs. Later exploration by the William Scoresby expedition (1936) and the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) showed it to be part of an island group. Named by Mawson for Prof. William H. Hobbs.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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