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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13057

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
123° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -123.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A rather open bay in southwestern Amundsen Sea, extending along the N sides of Siple Island, Getz Ice Shelf and Carney Island, from Pranke Island to Cape Gates. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Admiral James S. Russell, U.S. Navy (USN), Vice Chief of Naval Operations during the post 1957-58 IGY period.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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