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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9722

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
047° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 47.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Large island, mostly ice covered, in the Hannan Ice Shelf along the coast of Enderby Land. Plotted from air photos taken by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1956. Named for Graeme W. McKinnon, Geographical Officer of the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, and Secretary of the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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