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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12189

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Small cove on the N side of Elephant Flats at the head of Borge Bay, Signy Island, South Orkney Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in recognition of the first recorded birth of a fur seal pup (Arctocephalus gazella) on the island (Feb. 1977) since the opening of Signy station in 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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