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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12051

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An arm of Robertson Bay, 3 mi wide, lying between Cape Wood and Birthday Point along the N coast of Victoria Land. Charted and named in 1911 by the Northern Party, led by Campbell, of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13. The Northern Party experienced great difficulty in sledging across the pressure ice fringing the shore of Robertson Bay. This pressure was caused by the adjacent Shipley Glacier descending to the sea ice.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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