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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10265

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
003° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 3.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A reef reported to lie close off the southeast coast of Bouvetoya, about 0.4 mi northward of Cape Fie. First charted in 1898 by a German expedition under Karl Chun. Recharted in December 1927 by a Norwegian expedition under Captain Harald Horntvedt. Named by the Norwegians after Captain Benjamin Morrell, American sealer who visited the northwest side of Bouvetoya in the Wasp in 1822, perhaps making the first landing on the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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