This page presents the geographical name data for Taynaya 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): Taynaya Bay
Feature Class (see definition): Bay
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15038
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 27' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 16' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.45
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 78.2666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970
Description (see definition): A bay which is completely enclosed except for a very narrow entrance on the north side, lying within the northern part of Langnes Peninsula, Vestfold Hills. The feature was photographed by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37), but was plotted on the subsequent maps as a lake. John Roscoe's 1952 study of air photographs taken by Operation Highjump (1946-47) showed that the bay is connected at the north to the sea. It was photographed by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1954-58) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956), the latter applying the name Bukhta Taynaya (secret bay).
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data