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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1093

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Small group of islands lying 1 mile NE of Cape Willems, off the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Hippolyte Bayard (1801-87), French civil servant who independently invented a photographic process for obtaining direct positives on paper, in 1839.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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