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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8988

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A rocky beach lying close E of Cape Labuan on the S side of Heard Island. The name Long Beach appears on an 1860 chart compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. The presence of sealers' huts along this beach during Chester's 1860 visit suggests knowledge of this beach several years earlier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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