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Mudge Passage: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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