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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14530

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 08' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bay indenting the coast for 10 mi between Law Promontory and Fold Island. Mawson of the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) applied the name to a sweep of the coast W of Cape Wilkins which he observed on about Feb. 18, 1931. Exploration by DI personnel on the William Scoresby, 1936, and the Lars Christensen expedition 1936-37, defined this section of the coast more accurately. Named for Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Arctic explorer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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