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Link Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

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

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