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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4504

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A small bay which indents the Brunt Ice Shelf due W of Halley Station. So named by the Royal Society IGY expedition because of the Emperor penguin colony on the fast ice in the embayment during 1956. The expedition's base was a few miles eastward (1955-59) on the Brunt Ice Shelf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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