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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15017

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Sound, 12 mi long and 6 mi wide, extending in a NW-SE direction between the NE side of Dundee Island and the E portion of Joinville Island. It merges to the NW with Active Sound with which it completes the separation of Dundee and Joinville Islands. Discovered in 1892-93 by Captain Thomas Robertson of the Dundee whaling expedition and named by him after the Firth of Tay of Scotland.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Tay, Firth of 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 Tay, Firth of should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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