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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6956

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): The SE point of Low Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The feature was roughly charted by the nineteenth century sealers; further charted by Commander Henry Foster in 1829 but shown as the NE point of the island. Following air photography by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) in 1956, the charted shape of the island was drastically altered and the name Cape Hooker was applied to its SE point as described.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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