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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16177

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Beach between McDonald and Caughley Beaches, lying 6 mi SW of Cape Bird on Ross Island. So named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59, because of periodic flooding by meltwater from the Cape Bird icecap, which has been destructive to nearby penguin rookeries. Waipuke is the Maori word for flood.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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