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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10954

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Antarctica between Cape Hudson and Cape Williams. The eastern portion of this coast was discovered in February 1911 by Lieutenant Harry Pennell, Royal Navy (RN), commander of the expedition ship Terra Nova during the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13. He named the coast after Captain Lawrence E.G. Oates who, with Captain Robert F. Scott and three British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) companions, perished on the return journey from the South Pole in 1912. The western portion of the coast, the vicinity of the Mawson Peninsula, was first delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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