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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8013

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 04' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 63.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A small island 1 mi ENE of Smith Rocks, off the coast of Mac. Robertson Land. The Lars Christensen Expedition (1936) first mapped this island which, though left unnamed, was included in a small group named by them "Spjotoyskjera" (now Wiltshire Rocks). Remapped by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1956. Named by ANCA for V.J. Kitney, supervising technician (radio) at Mawson Station in 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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