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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 876

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
120° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -120

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): That part of the coast of Antarctica extending from a point opposite eastern Dean Island, at 7442S, 12705W, to Cape Herlacher. The coast in this area is bounded by several large ice-covered islands and the very extensive Getz Ice Shelf. This coast was sighted by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and was charted in part from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, both expeditions led by Admiral R.E. Byrd. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completely mapped the coast from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for R. Admiral Fred E. Bakutis, Commander of the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, from 1965 to 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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