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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16859

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small harbor entered between Glacier Bluff and Spit Point, indenting the SW side of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands. Yankee Harbor was known to both American sealers and the British as early as 1820, and this name is now established in international usage. Port Foster, the crater harbor of Deception Island, has at times also been referred to as Yankee Harbor.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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