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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1644

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 01' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small, flat beach on the S shore of Larsen Harbor in the SE part of South Georgia. It is the only place in South Georgia where Weddell seals breed. The area was mapped by DI personnel in 1927 and by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1957 for William N. Bonner, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) biologist who worked in the Bay of Isles in 1953-55 and was sealing inspector in South Georgia in 1956-57.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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