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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1156

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Small bay immediately E of Bellingshausen Point, on the E side of the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. Charted in 1912-13 by Robert Cushman Murphy, American naturalist aboard the brig Daisy, who named it for Captain Beckmann, master gunner of the whaler Don Ernesto, who lost his life in a whaling accident in December 1912.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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