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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14488

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small cove close N of Balin Point on the E side of Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands. Roughly surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel. So named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), following their survey of 1947, because of the large number of starfish in the bottom fauna.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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