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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10819

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Strait 1 mi wide between Signy Island and Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered by Matthew Brisbane, who roughly charted the S coast of Coronation Island under the direction of James Weddell in 1823. The name appears on a chart based upon a survey of these islands by Captain Petter Sorlle in 1912-13, and is probably after the Normanna Whaling Co. of Sandefjord, Norway, operators of the floating factory ship Normanna.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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