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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4530

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Antarctica between the N tip of Rydberg Peninsula and Buttress Nunataks (west side of Palmer Land). This coast was discovered and explored in 1940, on land by F. Ronne and C.R. Eklund and from the air by other members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. It was originally named Robert English Coast after Captain Robert A.J. English, U.S. Navy (USN), Executive Secretary of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and formerly Captain of the Bear of Oakland on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35. The name is shortened for the sake of brevity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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