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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10208

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
111° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -111.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 700

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice dome, circular in plan and of 15 mi extent, rising to 700 m and forming the NW portion of Bear Peninsula, on Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in 1947 and U.S. Navy (USN) in 1966. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Captain Robert G. Moore, USCG, Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Burton Island, with operations in the Ross Sea, Pine Island Bay and Antarctic Peninsula areas during the 1974-75 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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