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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1140

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cove 1 mi wide lying immediately NW of Piccard Cove in Wilhelmina Bay, along the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Charles-Francois Beautemps-Beaupre (1766-1854), French hydrographer who, in 1825, prepared survey instructions for the officers of the Astrolabe and Zelee, laying down for the first time principles for making measurements from landscape drawings.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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