This page presents the geographical name data for Morris Head 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): Morris Head
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10274
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 54' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 50' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -134.8333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): Ice-covered headland marking the seaward end of Hagey Ridge and NE extremity of McDonald Heights, on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The headland was photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Dec. 18, 1940, and was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lloyd Morris, QMC, U.S. Navy (USN), Chief Quartermaster and senior member of the bathythermograph team aboard USS Glacier in exploring this coast, 1961-62.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data