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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9590

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 63.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Mac. Robertson Land lying between William Scoresby Bay, in 5934E, and Murray Monolith, in 6654E. The coast was sighted during the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-30, under Sir Douglas Mawson. Further exploration and landings at Cape Bruce and Scullin Monolith were made during British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1930-31. Named by ANCA after Sir Douglas Mawson in recognition of his great contribution to Antarctic exploration.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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