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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1447

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): That portion of the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula between Cape Boggs and Cape Mackintosh. This coast was discovered and photographed from the air by members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service, 1939-41, on a flight of Dec. 30, 1940. The most southerly point reached was Wright Inlet in 74S, but features as far S as Bowman Peninsula are identifiable in the aerial photographs taken on the flight. Named after Commander (later Admiral) Richard B. Black, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR) (1902-92), leader of the Dec. 30 flight and commanding officer of the East Base.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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