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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8462

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
093° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -93.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A small ice-covered island with a rock outcrop near the S end, lying at the N edge of Abbot Ice Shelf and 0.5 mi E of McNamara Island. The USS Glacier lay close off the island, Feb. 11, 1961, and geological and botanical collections were made at the outcrop. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Joel H. Langhofer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographic engineer aboard the Glacier who positioned geographical features in this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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