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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8410

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A cape which forms the SW tip of Vega Island in the James Ross Island group. Discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Otto Nordenskjold. Resighted in 1945 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and named after Ivan M. Lamb (1911-90), botanist on the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) staff at Port Lockroy, 1944; at Hope Bay, 1945; leader of biological expedition to Melchior Islands, 1964-65.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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