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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11564

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bight on the SE coast of Seymour Island, northward of Penguin Point. The feature was named "Pinguinbucht" (Penguin Bay) from the large penguin rookery observed there by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04. The term bight is considered appropriate for this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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