This Source Page at  presents the geographical name data for Paz Cove 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 : Paz Cove

Feature Class : Bay

Country Code : AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID: 11474

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 661400S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 1004700E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees: -66.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees: 100.7833333

Elevation: No data

Decision Year: 01/01/1956

Description : Cove, 1 mi wide and 4 mi long, indenting the N side of the Bunger Hills 2.5 mi SE of Cape Henderson. Mapped from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for H.J. Paz, air crewman on U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp photographic flights in this area and other coastal areas between 14 and 164 East longitude.


Yes, that is the same Hugh Paz who provided these photographs. He was the man who took many of the photos used to map the area while on Operation High Jump - a great legacy for Hugh. - Russ