This page presents the geographical name data for Mudge Passage 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): Mudge Passage
Feature Class (see definition): Channel
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10359
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 02' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 50' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.0333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A marine passage running E-W from the vicinity of Prospect Point, Graham Coast, between Beer Island and Dodman Island to the N and Saffery Islands and Trump Islands to the S, to the vicinity of Extension Reef. The passage was navigated and charted by Captain C.R. Elliott in Royal Research Ship (RRS) John Biscoe in Jan. 1979. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in association with Harrison Passage and Maskelyne Passage to the NE, after Thomas Mudge (1715-94), English horologist who made substantial improvements to marine chronometers.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data