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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 779

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Small bay lying 1.5 mi SW of D'Ursel Point along the E side of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Avicenna (Abu Ali al Hussein abu Abdullah ibn Sina), 980-1037, greatest of the Arabian school of physicians.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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