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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5211

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 01' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): An anchorage between Nansen and Enterprise Islands in Wilhelmina Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. Surveyed by M.C. Lester and T.W. Bagshawe in 1921-22. Named by whalers in the area after the whaling factory Svend Foyn, which was moored here during 1921-22.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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