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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1361

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): A sound, 12 mi long in an E-W direction and averaging 2 mi wide, lying between Pourquoi Pas Island and the SW part of Arrowsmith Peninsula, along the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot, and named by him for Guillaume Bigourdan, noted French astronomer. It was roughly surveyed by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, under Rymill, and resurveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1948-50.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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