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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14345

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): The northernmost cape of White Island, in the Ross Archipelago. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1958-59) for the Reverend Arnold P. Spencer-Smith, chaplain with the Ross Sea Party of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17), who died on March 9, 1916, on the return journey after laying the depots to Mount Hope for Shackleton's party. He had suffered from scurvy and had been carried for 40 days on a sledge by his companions prior to his death.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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