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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2544

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A cove, 0.3 mi wide, which has been formed by the erosion of an extinct volcanic crater of which Mount Andree forms the N side, indenting the W side of Heard Island between West Bay and South West Bay. The cove is roughly charted on an American sealer's sketch map prepared during the 1860-70 period. It was more accurately charted and first named on a geological sketch map illustrating the 1929 work of the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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