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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5177

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A shallow recession in the N coast of Seymour Island, 1 mi NNE of Cape Lamas. The feature was called "Fossil Bay" or "Bahia Fosiles" by U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) and Argentine researchers because of fossils found here in 1982. The generic term bight is considered appropriate to this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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