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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8367

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island lying 2 mi SE of Bonaparte Point, off the SW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following a 1955 survey by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The name arose from the island's position on the eastern fringe of the islands in the vicinity of Arthur Harbor.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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