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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9307

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A low, snow-covered island lying at the entrance to Buls Bay, eastern Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The island was first roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99. The name appears on a 1947 Chilean government chart and commemorates the work of the Maipo, an oil tanker which participated in several Chilean Antarctic expeditions during the 1940s and 1950s.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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