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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12353

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
090° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -90.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A cove indenting the E coast of Peter I Island near the NE corner of the island. Discovered in 1927 by a Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte in the Odd Island They applied the name, perhaps after the estate of Lars Christensen, sponsor of the expedition, situated at the head of Ranvik, a bay in Norway.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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