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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16747

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Large bay indenting the W side of Ross Island between Harrison Bluff and Cape Royds. Charted by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) under Scott, 1901-04. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1964 for Donald E. Wohlschlag, professor of biology at Stanford University, who outfitted the biology laboratories on the U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Eltanin and at McMurdo Station, where he worked five summer seasons from 1958-64.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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