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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7570

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A group of small, low, partly snow-free islands lying 12 mi WNW of Cape Vostok at the NW end of Alexander Island. Discovered from the USS Bear on its initial approach to establish the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940. Named for Bendik Johansen, ice pilot for the expedition, who served in a similar capacity on the Byrd Antarctic Expeditions of 1928-30 and 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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