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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5622

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Strait separating the Palmer Archipelago from Antarctic Peninsula. The Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), under Lieutenant Adrien de Gerlache, explored the strait in January and February 1898, naming it for the expedition ship Belgica. The name was later changed to honor the commander himself.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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