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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7940

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Sheltered cove immediately SW of Mount Duse, in the W side of Cumberland East Bay, South Georgia. This cove, frequented by early sealers at South Georgia, was charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Nordenskjold. It was named in about 1906 for King Edward VII of England, 1901-10.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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