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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 374

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 50

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Long embayment 24 mi wide, close W of the Tula Mountains in Enderby Land. The bay was seen as a large pack-filled recession in the coastline by Sir Douglas Mawson on Jan. 14, 1930. Seen by Captain Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen in charge of a Norwegian expedition during an airplane flight on January 15 and subsequently mapped nearer its true position by the Norwegians. The bay was mapped in detail by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party landed by aircraft in 1956 and another landed by launch from explorer who was first to reach the South Pole.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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