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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13735

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small sheltered cove in the NW corner of Iceberg Bay on the S coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First surveyed by DI personnel in 1933. The name, applied by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) following their survey of 1948-49, arose from the fine shingle on the landing beach on the S shore of the cove.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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