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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6191

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bay lying immediately E of Mount Alexander along the S coast of Joinville Island. Discovered in January 1893 by Thomas Robertson, master of the ship Active, one of the Dundee whalers. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1953 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1956 for Prof. Alfred C. Haddon (1855-1940), who helped Dr. W.S. Bruce with his preparations for scientific work with the Dundee whaling expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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