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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10943

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
108° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 108.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-covered cape with several rock outcrops at the extremity, forming the W side of the entrance to Vincennes Bay. The position of Cape Nutt correlates closely with the eastern end of "Knox's High Land" as charted as a coastal landfall in 1840 by the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes. The cape was mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander David C. Nutt, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), research assistant in geography at Dartmouth College, who served as a marine biologist on U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Windmill, 1947-48.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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