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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9490

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 57

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small island in the N part of Edward VIII Bay, just off the S shore of Edward VIII Plateau. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Utvikgalten (the outer bay boar). Remapped by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), the island was renamed by ANCA in 1958 for A.R. Martin, officer in charge of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party at Macquarie Island in 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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