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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5647

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Bay 1 mi long and wide, entered between Rayner Point and The Turret along the E coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The bay was first observed in December 1821 by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, but was more accurately delineated on a 1912 chart by Captain Petter Sorlle. It was recharted in 1933 by DI personnel on the Discovery II and named for the ship's surgeon, Dr. G.M. Gibbon.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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