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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10642

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bay 3 mi long, entered at the SE end of Fanning Ridge, along the S coast of South Georgia. The presence of this bay seems to have been first noted in 1819 by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen, who roughly charted a small inlet in this approximate position. The name dates back to about 1927 and has become established for the feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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