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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4704

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small cove N of Foca Point on the W coast of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. It has a very indented shoreline with numerous offshore islands and rocks. It was roughly charted in 1933 by DI personnel, and surveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the American schooner Express, Thomas B. Lynch commanding, which visited the South Orkney Islands in 1880.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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