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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14709

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Bay 3 mi wide, entered between Cape Saunders and Busen Point on the N coast of South Georgia. Probably first seen in 1775 by Captain James Cook. Named in about 1912, presumably by Norwegian whalers who frequented its harbors.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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