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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9229

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
142° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 142.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A group of about 30 small islands and rocks lying 1.5 mi N of Cape Denison in the center of Commonwealth Bay. Discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named them for C.D. Mackellar of London, a patron of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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