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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17459

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 28' 08" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 08' 43" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4688889

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1452778

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): Small oval-shaped bay bounded to the NE, SE and SW by Gargoyle Bastion, Basilisk Crag and Organpipe Point, respectively, in NE Livingston Island. The bay is one of several features given the name of “fabulous beasts” in the Williams Point area. Named by the UK-APC (1998) after the griffin, a huge bird, often portrayed as a monster.

Date Created (see definition): 09/25/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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