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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7735

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
009° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 9.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A shallow embayment about 25 mi wide in the ice shelf fringing the coast of Queen Maud Land. Cape Krasinskiy, an ice cape, marks the W end of the bight which lies 60 mi NW of Schirmacher Hills. The bight was photographed from the air by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (NorAE) in 1958-59 and was mapped from these photos. It was also mapped in 1961 by Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) who named it for S.S. Kamenev, organizer of Arctic expeditions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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