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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3427

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A bay about 4 mi wide, indenting the W coast of Graham Land between Cape Sterneck and Cape Andreas. The name Bahia Inutil (useless bay) appearing on a 1957 Argentine chart is considered misleading; the bay has been used as an anchorage. The bay was renamed by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Glenn Curtiss (1878-1930), American aeronautical engineer who pioneered seaplanes from 1911 onward.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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