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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10405

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Cape which forms the SE tip of Mossman Peninsula on the S coast of Laurie Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Charted in 1903 by the ScotNAE under Bruce, who named it for W.G. Burn Murdoch, Scottish artist on the Balaena, one of the Dundee whaling ships in the Antarctic in 1892-93, and a supporter of Bruce's expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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