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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10865

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 1160

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

Description (see definition): Conspicuous, rocky bluff which rises to 1,160 m, forming the N side of the entrance to Whirlwind Inlet, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered by Sir Hubert Wilkins on a flight of Dec. 20, 1928, and named for Jack Northrop, designer of the Lockheed airplane used on the expedition. The cape was photographed by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940 and charted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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