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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2065

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Antarctica along the S shore of the Bellingshausen Sea between Pfrogner Point and the N tip of Rydberg Peninsula. The eastern end of this coast was discovered from the air during flights of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48). The entire coast was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961-67. Originally named George Bryan Coast after R. Admiral George S. Bryan, Hydrographer of the U.S. Navy, 1938-46, under whose direction noteworthy contributions to polar geography were made. The name has been shortened for the sake of brevity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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