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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9671

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 21' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): An extensive beach lying W of Inclusion Hill and 6 mi SW of Cape Bird on Ross Island. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59, after Captain Edwin A. McDonald, then Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, who provided extensive transport and other facilities to the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) in support of the survey of the Cape Bird area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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