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