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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13199

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bay 1 mi wide, between Herveou Point and Poste Point along the W side of Booth Island, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Dr. Jean B. Charcot, 1903-05, and named by him after the Hopital de la Salpetriere, a Paris hospital where his father, Dr. Jean Martin Charcot, founded a clinic for the treatment of nervous diseases.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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