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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8770

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Bay indenting the N coast of Ross Island between Mount Bird and Cape Tennyson. Charted by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) under Scott, 1901-04. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1964 for Captain Price Lewis, USN, commanding officer of the USS Staten Island during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1959, and who in U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1963 and 1964 was assistant chief of staff and ship group commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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