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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 465

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
051° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 51.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Projecting cape on the coast, surmounted by Mount Biscoe which rises to 700 meters. Photographed from the air on Dec. 22, 1929 by a Norwegian expedition under Riiser-Larsen in a flight from the Norvegia, and on Jan. 14, 1930 photographed from the Discovery by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson. Both expeditions believed the peak rising just S of the cape to be the same as that discovered on March 16, 1831 and named Cape Ann by John Biscoe. The name Cape Ann, probably after Biscoe's wife, has been retained for the projecting cape; the surmounting peak was named Mount Biscoe by Mawson.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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