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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8428

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-capped island, 10 mi long, lying 4 mi N of Whitmer Peninsula, along the coast of Victoria Land. This feature was first sighted by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) led by Scott, 1901-04, but it was first charted as an island by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) under Shackleton, 1907-09. Named by Shackleton for G.W. Lamplugh, who gave assistance to the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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