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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13583

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
095° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -95.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An open bay about 15 mi wide, formed at the SE end of Thurston Island. It is bounded by Cape Annawan on the NW, Abbot Ice Shelf on the SW and Dustin Island on the SE Discovered by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in flights from the ship Bear in February 1940. The bay was more accurately delineated by the U.S. Navy (USN) Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960. Named by US-SCAN for the brig Seraph of Stonington, CT, which in 1830, under Captain Benjamin Pendleton, sailed westward from the South Shetland Islands, reaching as far as 101W, south of 60S.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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