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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9923

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Small island in the South Orkney Islands, joined to the S end of Powell Island by a narrow isthmus of occasionally submerged boulders. First observed and rudely mapped in 1821 by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer. Named on a map by Captain Petter Sorlle, Norwegian whaler who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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