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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7024

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Harbor in Holme Bay, Mac. Robertson Land, formed by the horseshoe-shaped rock projections of West Arm and East Arm. Mawson Station is at the head of this harbor. Roughly mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Rephotographed by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. First visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party under Phillip Law, who selected this site for Mawson Station, established on Feb. 13, 1954.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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