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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9967

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Small bay indenting the S side of Trinity Island between Skottsberg and Borge Points, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04. The origin of the name has not been ascertained, but it was apparently in common usage by 1913, at the time of the geologic reconnaissance by Scottish geologist David Ferguson in the whale-catcher Hanka.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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