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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9260

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
149° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -149.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): An ice-covered island, 4 mi long, in Marshall Archipelago. It lies between Moody Island and Grinder Island in Sulzberger Ice Shelf. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Michael C. Madden, electrician's mate, U.S. Navy (USN), of the Byrd Station party, 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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