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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15128

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small cove, the entrance to which is blocked by submerged rocks, lying immediately SE of Berry Head in the N part of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The cove contains three small islands, and an area near the head dries at low water. Roughly charted in 1933 by DI personnel. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), following their survey of 1947, for the colony of terns (Sterna vitata) on the southernmost island in the cove.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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