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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1341

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
116° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -116.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-covered headland midway on the E side of Wright Island, along Getz Ice Shelf, Bakutis Coast. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Commander David D. Beyl, U.S. Navy (USN), Operations Officer, Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1976, with responsibility for planning the Dome Charlie (q.v.) aircraft recovery program which resulted in the successful recovery of two LC-130 aircraft damaged during Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1975.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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