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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1930

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Semi-circular bay 2.5 mi wide, lying W of Tickell Head along the N coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered in 1821 in the course of the joint cruise by Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer, and Captain George Powell, British sealer. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1956-58 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for John F.D. Bridger, who participated in the survey of Coronation and Signy Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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