Name details

Davis Sea

Davis Sea (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Davis Sea  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2466

Feature type: Sea

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An area of sea off the coasts of Queen Mary Land and Wilhelm II Land, between the Shakjleton Ice Shelf and the West Ice Shelf. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) from the SY Aurora. Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Captain J K Davis, master of the SY Aurora, and second-in-command of the expedition.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 00' 00.0" S
-66.00000°
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Longitude:
92° 00' 00.0" E
92.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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