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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11158

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Cove 1 mi wide, indenting the W coast of Graham Land 2 mi SW of Cape Anna. Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache in 1898. The name Orne Harbor was probably in use by Norwegian whalers, because it was used by Scottish geologist David Ferguson following his geologic reconnaissance of this area aboard the whaler Hanka in 1913.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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