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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8671

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Bay 2 mi wide, indenting the S coast of King George Island immediately NE of Martins Head, in the South Shetland Islands. In 1908-10, the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot applied the name "Cap Legru" to a feature which has now been identified as Martins Head. As the latter has priority, Charcot's name has been transferred to the feature now described in order to retain it in the area in which it was originally given.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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