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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10294

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small bay 2.5 mi E of Weddell Point, indenting the N side of Ice Fjord along the S coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the catcher Morsa, which was built in 1929, and later owned by the Compania Argentina de Pesca, Grytviken.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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