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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8359

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A bay, 3 miwide, lying S of Cockerell Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Lieutenant Pierre Lafond, French naval officer on the Astrolabe during her Antarctic voyage (1837-40).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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