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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6425

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 99.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A point just northward of Possession Rocks at the junction of the Northcliffe and Denman Glaciers. Discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named the feature for Charles T. Harrisson, biologist and artist at the expedition's Western Base. The spelling Harrisson (not Harrison) is approved in this toponym, and also in Harrisson Ice Rises, on the basis of the honoree's signature on several of his paintings included in Mawson's The Home of the Blizzard.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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