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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4040

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A band of coarse glacial moraine, extending in a N-S direction for 1.5 mi, deposited at the E end of the main mass of Heard Island immediately E of Stephenson Glacier. Surveyed in 1948 by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), and named by them for Robert G. Dovers, geologist and chief surveyor with the party. Small settlements were occupied near both ends of this morainal belt by American sealers engaged in the extraction of sea-elephant oil during the 1858-82 period.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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