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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10838

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.8

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A large bluff with much rock exposed along the N and E sides, standing at the W side of Nielsen Fjord on the N coast of Victoria Land. The top of the bluff is snow covered and rises to about 500 m. Although it is not the northernmost coastal point in the immediate area, the feature is conspicuous and presumably is the one observed by Captain James Clark Ross in 1841 and given the name Cape North. On the chart by Ross, Cape North is depicted as the northernmost cape observed westward of Cape Hooker.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding North, Cape 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 North, Cape should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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