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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3224

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): An ice-filled bay about 10 mi long, entered between Senia Point and Cape Goldschmidt on the W side of the Ross Ice Shelf. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1960-61) for Lieutenant Thomas Couzens, Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), who lost his life in a crevasse accident near Cape Selborne on Nov. 19, 1959.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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