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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6659

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
120° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 120.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): A small bay at the eastern end of Sabrina Coast. The Henry Islands lie in the western part of the bay. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47), and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Wilkes Henry, Midshipman on the sloop Wilkes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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