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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11040

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -158.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A bay indenting the front of Ross Ice Shelf at its juncture with Edward VII Peninsula. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) under Scott in 1902. Named by the Japanese Antarctic Expedition under Lieutenant Nobu Shirase (1911-12) after Count Shigenobu Okuma (1838-1922), Premier of Japan.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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