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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13119

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
119° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 119

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Wilkes Land, Antarctica, lying between Cape Waldron, in 11533E, and Cape Southard, in 12205E. John Balleny has long been credited with having seen land in March 1839 in about 117E. The U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes approached this coast in February 1840 and indicated its general configuration as shown in part by "Totten High Land" on his 1840 chart. In 1931 the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Douglas Mawson saw what appeared to be land in this longitude about one degree farther south than that reported by Balleny and Wilkes. In recognition of Balleny's effort, Mawson retained the name of the cutter in 95E in the latter part of March 1839.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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