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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1682

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small bay between Balin and Berntsen Points on the E side of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Charted in 1912 by Norwegian whaling captain Petter Sorlle. Named for Captain Hans Borge, master of the Polynesia, who undertook additional mapping of the bay during the following year.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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