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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7175

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Island 0.5 mi long with two summits near the W end, situated 4 mi SSE of the tip of The Naze, a peninsula of N James Ross Island, which lies S of the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. This descriptive name was recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1948 following a survey of the area by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1945.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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