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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8488

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bay between Driencourt Point and Minot Point on the W side of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Named "Bahia Lanusse" by the Argentine Antarctic Expedition in 1979, presumably after Teniente de Navio Alejandro Lanusse, Argentine Navy, the first Argentine aircraft pilot to fly in the Antarctic; he was killed in a flying accident at Buenos Aires, c. 1943.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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