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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1889

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
024° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 24.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A bay about 20 mi wide, irregularly indenting, for as much as 12 mi, the ice shelf fringing the coast of Queen Maud Land. This feature was charted and descriptively named "Breidvika" (broad bay) by H.E. Hansen, as a result of aerial photographs made on Feb. 6, 1937 by the Lars Christensen Expedition of 1936-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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