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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3622

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
150° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 150.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A wide, open bay on the coast between Horn Bluff and Cape Freshfield. The bay was roughly delineated by the Far Eastern Party of Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it for Sir Alfred Deakin, Prime Minister of Australia in 1910. In certain historical accounts and charts this feature has been correlated with "Peacocks Bay" of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (1838-42) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy (USN).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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