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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4432

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Harbor lying at the S end of Powell Island between Christoffersen and Michelsen Islands, in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered in the course of the joint cruise by Captain George Powell, British sealer, and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer, in December 1821. The name first appears on Powell's chart published in 1822.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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