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Leopold and Astrid Coast: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Leopold and Astrid Coast 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): Leopold and Astrid Coast

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8730

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 84.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Antarctica lying between the western extremity of the West Ice Shelf, in 8124E, and Cape Penck, in 8743E. Discovered and explored in an airplane flight from the Norwegian ship Thorshavn, January 17, 1934, by Lieutenant Alf Gunnestad and Captain Nils Larsen. Named by Lars Christensen, Norwegian whaling magnate and leader of the expedition, for King Leopold and Queen Astrid of Belgium.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Leopold and Astrid Coast 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 Leopold and Astrid Coast should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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