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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 700

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Cove on the N coast of Heard Island, entered between the base of Laurens Peninsula and Rogers Head. Named by American sealers after the schooner sealing fleet which landed at Heard Island in 1855. The name appears on a chart by the British expedition under Nares, which visited the island in the Challenger in 1874 and utilized the names then in use by the sealers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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