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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4784

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
094° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 94.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Bay on the coast of Antarctica, 7 mi wide, lying just E of Helen Glacier. Discovered in November 1912 by the Western Base Party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) under Mawson. In some early reports the feature was called Depot Bay. It was later named by Mawson for Dr. C.C. Farr of New Zealand, a member of the Expedition Advisory Committee.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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