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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1633

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): A rectangular bay which is nearly 10 mi wide at the entrance between Notter Point and Cape Roquemaurel, along the NW coast of Trinity Peninsula. The Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted the bay in 1948. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Thomas M. Bone, midshipman on the brig Williams used in exploring the South Shetland Islands and Bransfield Strait in 1820.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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