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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15650

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A small bay between Tryggve Point and Turks Head on the W side of Ross Island. The bay name appears to be first used on a map of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13) and is in association with Turks Head.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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