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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2080

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 144.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A sheltered bay formed by the junction of the western side of the Mertz Glacier Tongue and the mainland. Cape De la Motte marks the western entrance point. Discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it after J.Y. Buchanan, a patron of the expedition and a former member of the Challenger expedition (1872-76).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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