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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15432

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cove close S of Mai Point, on the E side of Maiviken in Cumberland Bay, South Georgia. Roughly surveyed by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Nordenskjold. Resurveyed in 1929 by DI personnel, and in 1951 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after the moss (genus Tortula) which grows in this vicinity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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