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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11300

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Bay 1 mi wide, lying immediately W of Crown Head on the N coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered in December 1821 in the course of a joint cruise by Captain George Powell, a British sealer in the sloop Dove and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, an American sealer in the sloop James Monroe. Named for Captain Palmer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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