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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5041

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Bay lying immediately W of Fitzroy Point along the N coast of Joinville Island. The name appears on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named "Caleta Almirante Fliess" after Admiral Felipe Fliess (1878-1952) who, as a lieutenant, was commander of the Argentine navy group detached for duty with the crew of the ship Uruguay in 1903, on the occasion of the rescue expedition to the members of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) (1901-04) led by Dr. Otto Nordenskjold.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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