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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 816

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Bay 0.5 mi wide along the W coast of Graham Land, entered between Stonington Island and Fitzroy Island. The head of the bay is formed by Northeast Glacier. The bay was first surveyed by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and so named by them because of its location at the rear (northeast) side of Stonington Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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