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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10209

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A large ice-filled embayment between Shults Peninsula and Minna Bluff, along the northwest side of the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered and named by Captain Robert F. Scott's Discovery expedition, 1901-04. Admiral Sir Arthur Moore, Naval Commander-in-Chief at Cape Town, placed the resources of the naval dockyard at Cape Town at the disposal of the proceeded to New Zealand and the Antarctic.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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