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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13435

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A high bluff marking the N end of Borradaile Island in the Balleny Islands. Charted by personnel on the Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery II who made running surveys of the northern portion of the Balleny Islands, 1936-38. Named after the William Scoresby, a companion research ship of Discovery II in carrying out oceanographic work in Antarctic waters at that time.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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