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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10247

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A small island which is the largest feature in a group of islands located 1 mi E of Cape Bidlingmaier, off the N side of Heard Island. The island group was charted as extending across "Morgan Bay" on an 1860 sketch map compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, an American sealer, and "Morgan Islands" appears on the 1874 chart and the scientific reports of a British expedition under Nares in the Challenger. Surveyed in 1948 by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), who restricted the name Morgan to the largest feature in the group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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