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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6972

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Largest of a group of small islands lying 6 mi W of Turnbull Point, D'Urville Island, off the NE tip of Antarctic Peninsula. The name appears on Powell's map published by Laurie in 1822. A French expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, 1837-40, charted an island in essentially the same position which was named Daussy Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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