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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10605

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Narrow gap between two rock pillars, situated close E of Whalers Bay on the SE side of Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. So named by Lieutenant Commander D.N. Penfold, Royal Navy (RN), following his survey of Deception Island in 1948-49, because weather and ice conditions in the approach to Neptunes Bellows could conveniently be observed from this gap.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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