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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7720

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -162.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An iceport which indents the front of Ross Ice Shelf about 37 miles NE of the NW end of Roosevelt Island. Discovered in January 1902 by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) under Robert Scott. It was named by the Japanese expedition under Lieutenant Nobu Shirase which, in January 1912, effected a landing on the ice shelf here from the ship Operation Deep Freeze, 1955-56, was established at this site in late December 1955.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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