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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10630

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
004° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 4.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A bight 30 mi wide, indenting the ice shelf that fringes the coast of Queen Maud Land about 20 mi NE of Tsiolkovskiy Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (NorAE) in 1958-59 and roughly mapped from these photos. It was also mapped by Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) in 1961 and named for K.K. Neupokoyev, Soviet hydrographer, who worked in northern polar areas in the 1920s.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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