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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4727

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): Sandy beach, 0.3 mi wide and 1 mi long, which extends N from the base of Round Hill to the S side of the terminus of Compton Glacier, on the E side of Heard Island. The name "Fairchild's Beach" was in use by American sealers as early as 1857, but the origin of the name is not known.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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