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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16484

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Small bay between the SE end of Coronation Island and the NW side of Matthews Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The name Hvalbugten (Whale Bay) appears on a chart based upon a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13 by Norwegian whaler Captain Petter Sorlle.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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