E-mail this page Print this page
Sitka Bay: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Sitka 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): Sitka Bay

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13900

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small bay 1 mi W of Cape Buller, along the N coast of South Georgia. The names Sitka Bay and Buller Bay have both appeared for this feature on maps for many years. Following a survey of South Georgia in 1951-52, the South Georgia Survey (SGS) reported that this feature is known locally as Sitka Bay, and the name is approved on that basis.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

https://geographic.org/geographic_names/antname.php?uni=13900&fid=antgeo_121

Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.


Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z


Global names alphabetically



. . . Feedback




| COUNTRIES | Geographic.org | GEOLOGY | USA STATISTICS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |