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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16366

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 78.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): The southernmost and westernmost arm of Langnes Fjord in the Vestfold Hills. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Visited in 1955 and 1957 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) parties and so named because they found large numbers of Weddell seals in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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