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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18937

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 07/17/2007

Description (see definition): A rectangular bay 1 mile long between Biscoe Point and Access Point, Anvers Island, in Palmer Archipelago. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after Roger P. Hewitt of the Antarctic Ecosystem Research Group, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA; leader of surveys of the ecosystem in waters adjoining the South Shetland Islands and northern Antarctic Peninsula 1989-2005; convener, Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) working group, 2000-05.

Date Created (see definition): 08/14/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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