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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14996

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A broad, mostly snow-covered foreland jutting into the sea between Yule Bay and Smith Inlet, northern Victoria Land. Much of the central portion of this feature rises above 800 m The name Tapsell, applied by New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) in 1969, is the surname of the Master of the barque Brisk, one of the whaling vessels based on Enderby Settlement at Port Ross, Auckland Islands, 1849-52. In an exploratory voyage in Feb. 1850, Tapsell sailed S to the Belleny Islands and then W along the parallel of 67S as far as 143E. Despite the high latitude, no land was sighted.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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