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Neko Harbor: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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