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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3119

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Cove immediately SE of Fort William, the W tip of Robert Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name, derived from the reported existence of copper ore in the cove, was applied by sealers in about 1821 to a much larger cove farther SE along the W side of Robert Island, but in recent years the name has become established for the cove described.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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