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