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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15709

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 69.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): A small re-entrant of the ice shelf into the plateau on the W side of the Amery Ice Shelf. Photographed from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) aircraft in 1956. The position of the feature was fixed by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) survey party in February 1968. So named because the survey party was flown into the area after sunset, necessitating navigation and photo identification in twilight.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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