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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2646

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A bay about 10 mi wide between Cape Kater and Cape Kjellman along the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Nordenskjold. He named it for Dr. Jean B. Charcot, at that time a noted Arctic explorer preparing for his first Antarctic expedition, on which he planned to look for Nordenskjold whose return was overdue.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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