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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5659

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small bay on the S side of Joinville Island, lying just W of Mount Alexander at the junction of Active Sound and the Firth of Tay. Discovered and named on Jan. 8, 1893 by Thomas Robertson, master of the ship Active, one of the Dundee whalers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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