This page presents the geographical name data for Link 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): Link Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8867
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 16' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 56' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.9333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): A small island at the outer (N) margin of the Duroch Islands, approximately 3 mi NW of Halpern Point, Trinity Peninsula. The island was charted by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947-48, and called "Islote Sub-Teniente Ross" or "Islote Ross." Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after David A. Link, field assistant with the University of Wisconsin (U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP)) geological party during reconnaissance of this area, 1960-61, this name avoiding possible confusion with James Ross Island.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data