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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9876

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Ice-covered island 3 mi long at the entrance to Haydn lnlet, off the W coast of Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. The name given by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) is descriptive, the island being almost submerged in the surrounding ice shelf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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