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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2369

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Cove 1.5 miles long lying immediately W of Azure Cove in Flandres Bay, along the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. The name "Bahia Cangrejo" (crayfish cove or crayfish bay) was given by the Argentine Antarctic Expedition of 1951-52. The name is descriptive and derives from the small peninsula forming the west side of the cove which, when viewed from the air, resembles the pincers of a crayfish.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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