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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14472

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A sound about 60 mi long and 25 mi wide along the coast of Ellsworth Land. An ice shelf occupies the sound, which is bounded on the west by Smyley and Case Islands, on the south by the mainland, on the east by Spaatz Island and on the north by open water in Ronne Entrance. Photographed from the air and roughly plotted by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48) under Finn Ronne. Named for Henry Stange of New York, a contributor to Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) who gave much time to assisting in preparations for the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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