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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8086

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
105° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 105

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Antarctica lying between Cape Hordern, in 10031E, and Hatch Islands, in 10916E. Discovered in February 1840 by the U.S. Exploring Expedition (1838-42) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes. Named by Wilkes for Lieutenant Samuel R. Knox, U.S. Navy (USN), captain of the Flying Fish, who served as acting master on the Vincennes during the Antarctic cruise.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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