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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5937

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A navigable channel between the W coast of Graham Land and the N end of the Biscoe Islands, extending from Penola Strait southwestward to the vicinity of Larrouy Island. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, and named by Charcot for Alfred Grandidier, President of the Paris Geographical Society. Charcot applied the name to the entire body of water between the mainland and the Biscoe Islands but the name has since been restricted to the navigable portion described.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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