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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9582

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Strait 1.5 mi wide between Bellingshausen and Cook Islands, in the South Sandwich Islands. In 1820, Bellingshausen indirectly indicated the existence of the strait by describing Southern Thule as consisting of one high rock and three small islands. It was charted in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery Committee.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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