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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5210

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): That portion of the E coast of the Antarctic Peninsula between Cape Alexander and Cape Northrop. Discovered in 1893 by a Norwegian expedition under Captain C.A. Larsen, who named it for Svend Foyn, Norwegian whaler of Tonsberg whose invention of the grenade harpoon greatly facilitated modern whaling.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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