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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10876

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
012° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -12.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A prominent cape on the coast of Queen Maud Land which marks the northeast extremity of Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf. Discovered by Commander Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen in February 1930 while on an airplane flight from the Norvegia, the ship in which the expedition was made. The cape was named by Riiser-Larsen for the ship.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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