This page presents the geographical name data for Neko Harbor 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): Neko Harbor
Feature Class (see definition): Harbor
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10569
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 50' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 33' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.55
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956
Description (see definition): Small bay indenting the E shore of Andvord Bay 6 mi SE of Beneden Head, along the W coast of Graham Land. First seen and roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named after Messrs. Chr. Salvesen's floating factory Neko, which operated in the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula area for many seasons between 1911-12 and 1923-24, and which often used this bay. The name was published by the Scottish geologist David Ferguson in 1921, following his visit to this area in 1913.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data