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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10237

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Island 1 mi long, lying close W of Steele Island and 10 mi NW of Cape Bryant, off the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who explored this coast by land and from the air in 1940. Named for Anthony J.L. Morency, tractor driver for the East Base.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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