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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9966

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Bay, 15 mi wide at its mouth and indenting 10 mi, entered between Bertrand Ice Piedmont and Cape Berteaux along the W coast of Graham Land. First seen from a distance in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, but not recognized as a large bay. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and resurveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948-49. The name was proposed by members of British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) for Ejnar Mikkelsen, Danish Arctic explorer and Inspector for East Greenland, 1934-50.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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