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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8903

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1

Elevation (see definition): 50

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island 0.5 mi long and rising to 50 m, lying 0.5 mi S of Norsel Point, off the SW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Douglas B. Litchfield of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), general assistant and mountaineer at the Arthur Harbor station in 1955 who helped with the local survey and made numerous soundings through the sea ice in the vicinity of the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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