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