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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9670

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
092° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 92.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Open bay, 10 mi wide at its entrance between Adams Island and the Haswell Islands, lying immediately W of Mabus Point on the coast of Antarctica. Charted by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) under Mawson, 1911-14. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Edwin A. McDonald, USN, Commander of the USS Burton Island, flagship of the two icebreakers which supported the U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml parties which established astronomical stations along Wilhelm II, Queen Mary, Knox and Budd Coasts during the 1947-48 summer season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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