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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13576

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Cove on the SW side of Demay Point, Admiralty Bay, King George Island. So named following geological work by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1975-76. The name derives from the serried row of upended whale skulls along the beach at the head of the cove. After 1979, a Polish Antarctic Expedition referred to this feature as "Rajska Zatoka" (paradise cove).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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