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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11386

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A shoal lying in Nelson Strait 3 mi NW of Harmony Point, Nelson Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Parry's Straits or Perry's Straits was applied to Nelson Strait by the British sealer Richard Sherratt in 1820-21, but the name did not become established. Parry Patch was applied by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 to preserve Sherratt's name in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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