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Davis Sea is an area of the sea along the coast of Antarctica between West Ice Shelf in the west and the Shackleton Ice Shelf in the east. East of it, on the eastern side of Shackleton Ice Shelf, is Mawson Sea. Discovered by Australian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14) from the Aurora. Named by Sir Douglas Mawson for Captain J.K. Davis, master of the Aurora and second in command of the expedition.

Coordinates: 66°00′S 092°00′E / 66°S 92°E / -66; 92



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