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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8597

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 95

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

Description (see definition): Island, 95 m high, lying 0.7 mi E of South Point, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted by a British expedition under Foster, 1828-31. The name was given by Norwegian whalers operating from Deception Island, and was in use as early as 1927. The name is descriptive, meaning literally "threshing floor bridge" or "barn bridge."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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