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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16764

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A large bay which is bounded by Cape Johnson and Aviator Glacier Tongue on the north and Cape Washington on the south, along the coast of Victoria Land. Discovered in 1841 by Captain James Clark Ross, Royal Navy (RN), and named by him for Lieutenant James F.L. Wood of the ship Erebus.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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