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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9448

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 235

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A prominent cape consisting of a rock cliff over 235 m high, marking the SE extremity of Robertson Island on the edge of Larsen Ice Shelf. The island was discovered and roughly charted by Captain C.A. Larsen in 1893. The S part of the island was resurveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in July, 1953. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for George W. Marsh, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) leader and medical officer at Hope Bay, 1952 and 1953.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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