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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7042

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Island 6 mi long and 3 mi wide, lying 20 mi W of Trinity Island in the Palmer Archipelago. This name, which has appeared on charts for over 100 years, commemorates James Hoseason, first mate on the Sprightly, an Enderby Brothers sealing ship which operated in these waters in 1824.-25.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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