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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18941

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 15" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 41' 45" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7375

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6958333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A west-facing cove on the SW side of Moe Island, South Orkney Islands. The cove, entered between Conroy Point and Corral Point, falls within Antarctic Specially Protected Area No. 109. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) (2006) after Michael George Richardson, Head of Polar Regions Unit, Foreign and Commonwealth office, 1992-2006; British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Biologist, 1970-75; Base Commander, Signy Island 1972-73.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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