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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13751

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4666667

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

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Small cove or anchorage, situated immediately SW of Cape Shirreff along the N side of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Edward Bransfield, Master, Royal Navy (RN), named a cove in this vicinity for Captain William H. Shirreff British commanding officer in the Pacific in 1820. Present application of the name is based upon the location shown on Captain George Powell's map, published by Laurie in 1822.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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