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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 55

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Isolated reef lying in the Firth of Tay, just off the N coast of Dundee Island. Discovered and named by Thomas Robertson, master of the Active, one of the ships of the Dundee whaling expedition of 1892-93. The Active ran onto this reef during a gale on Jan. 10, 1893 and lay there for 6 hours before she could be gotten off.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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