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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3889

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bay 3 mi long and 2 mi wide, indenting the N side of Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This bay has been known to sealers in the area since about 1821. It was charted and named during 1935 by DI personnel on the Discovery II.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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