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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3216

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
074° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bay on the S coast of Beethoven Peninsula, Alexander Island, between Perce Point and Berlioz Point. The bay was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and was mapped from the photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 in association with the names of composers grouped in this area, after Francois Couperin (1668-1733), French composer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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