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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8590

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A bay about 12 mi wide, occupied by bay ice and ice shell, indenting the coast between Cape Yevgenov and Coombes Ridge. The Matusevich Glacier Tongue joins Coombes Ridge in forming the W side of the bay. Photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in 1947. Sketched and photographed by Phillip Law, leader of Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Magga Dan) on Feb. 20, 1959. Named by ANCA for Knud Lauritzen, shipowner of Copenhagen, Denmark, owner of Magga Dan and other vessels used by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) since 1954.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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