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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10837

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cape marking the northernmost point of South Georgia, near the W end of the island. This name was first applied to the NW tip of South Georgia on a map by Captain James Cook in 1775. Since 1912 it has become established for the northernmost point of the island, which is in keeping with the geographical position inferred by the name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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