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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3318

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Bay which indents the north-central side of James Ross Island and forms the S part of Herbert Sound, S of the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered in 1903 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold. Charted in 1945 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who named it for W.N. Croft, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) geologist at Hope Bay in 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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