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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7080

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Island 3 mi long, lying 1.5 mi SW of Booth Island in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered and named Krogmann Island by a German expedition under Dallmann, 1873-74, but the name Hovgaard, applied by the BeIgAE, 1897-99, under Gerlache, has overtaken the original name in usage. The name Krogmann Point (q.v.) has been given to the W extremity of Hovgaard Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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