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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10818

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Reef lying near the center of the S entrance to The Sound in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. The name appears on a chart based upon a 1927 survey by DI personnel, but this may reflect an earlier naming by whalers. The name presumably derives from the Normanna Whaling Co. of Sandefjord, Norway, or one of its ships that worked in this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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