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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2797

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cove lying 6 mi SE of Cape Sterneck in Hughes Bay, along the W coast of Graham Land. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1950. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Juan de la Cierva (1895-1936), Spanish designer of the autogiro, the first successful rotating wing aircraft in 1923.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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