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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17585

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 06' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): An ice-filled embayment between the base of the W side of Brown Peninsula and the low NW foot of Mount Discovery, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The bight extends SW-NE for 6 mi from Hahn Island to Swyers Point. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) after Lieutenant Robert L. Bellafronto, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), USN, a public works officer at McMurdo Station in U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1977 and 1978.

Date Created (see definition): 12/28/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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