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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18942

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A roughly triangular body of water that lies within Terra Nova Bay along Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Its outline may be defined by a line that connects the tip of Campbell Glacier Tongue, Shield Nunatak, Oscar Point, and then returns to Campbell Glacier Tongue. So named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (2006) because of an abundance of silverfish (Pleuragramma antarcticum) eggs in the bay.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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