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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5667

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cove 1 mi wide in the W side of Charlotte Bay, along the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Henri Giffard (1825-1882), French engineer who constructed and flew the first truly navigable balloon (dirigible airship), in 1852.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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