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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13234

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
090° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -90.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A cove between Cape Ingrid and the terminus of Tofte Glacier on the west side of Peter I Island. A Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte circumnavigated Peter I Island in the Odd I in 1927. In February 1929 the Norvegia under Nils Larsen carried out a series of investigations all around the island, landing on February 2 to hoist the Norwegian flag. Named for Sandefjord, Norway, center of the Norwegian whaling industry.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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