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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10295

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
130° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 130.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A low, ice-covered cape which marks the E side of the entrance to Porpoise Bay and forms the division between Banzare and Clarie Coasts, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for William H. Morse, purser's steward on the brig Porpoise of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Wilkes. Due to an inadvertent error, this placename was incorrectly spelled "Cape Mose" for a number of years.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Morse, Cape 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 Morse, Cape should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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