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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7959

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Bay 1.5 mi wide and receding ENE 6 mi between Cheapman Bay and Queen Maud Bay along the S coast of South Georgia. Named in about 1912 by Norwegian whalers for King Haakon VII of Norway.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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