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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10647

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Sheltered bay about 1 mi in extent, between Clark Peninsula and Bailey Peninsula in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp aerial photographs taken in February 1947. In February 1957 Willis L. Tressler, oceanographer, led a party from the USS suggested by Tressler for Lieutenant Robert C. Newcomb, USN, navigator of the Glacier and member of the survey party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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