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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8607

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Group of small islands lying off the E end of Law Promontory, at the W side of the entrance to Stefansson Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. First visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party led by P.W. Crohn in 1956. So named by ANCA because of their proximity to Law Promontory.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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