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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7930

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): The southernmost of two coves indenting the W side of Bryde Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. The cove appears on an Argentine government chart of 1950. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 because three members of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) were chased into this cove in their dinghies by six killer whales while circumnavigating Bryde Island in May 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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