This page presents the geographical name data for Seabee Hook 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): Seabee Hook
Feature Class (see definition): Bar
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 13483
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 19' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 13' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.2166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956
Description (see definition): Low, recurved spit composed of coarse volcanic ash which projects about 0.5 mi W from the high rocky ridge forming Cape Hallett, along the coast of Victoria Land. Surveyed in January 1956 by members of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) I aboard the icebreaker USS the Edisto which investigated and surveyed this area for possible use as a base site for International Geophysical Year operations. Seabee is a phonetic spelling for "construction battalion" and now refers to individual or collective members of naval construction engineer units.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data