McMurdo Sound Map & Location of the MOO


The McMurdo Oceanographic Observatory (white star, (S 77.85103687, E 166.66448853) is located in McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, adjacent to the United States Antarctic Program's McMurdo Station. McMurdo Sound is an ice-covered embayment bounded by the Antarctic continent to the west, Ross Island to the east, and the massive, floating Ross Ice shelf to the south. Mount Erebus, a 12,500-ft (3,800m) active volcano continuously belches smoke nearby. 


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Live surface views of McMurdo Station are available here.