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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17478

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): A rock cape that forms the W extremity of Coulman Island in NW Ross Sea. Named in 1998 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Polar Sea, an icebreaker in support of U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) activities in the Ross, Amundsen and Bellingshausen Seas, and other Antarctic coastal areas during 11 seasons, 1980-1997. The cape lies in proximity to Cape Polar Star and Glacier Strait, two features named earlier for American icebreakers.

Date Created (see definition): 09/25/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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