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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5242

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A cape on the E side of Sturge Island in the Balleny Islands. In 1841, Captain James C. Ross, viewing Sturge Island from a considerable distance, thought it a group of three islands and named the center island, Frances. This error was discovered in 1904 by Captain Robert F. Scott, who applied the name to this cape.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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