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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11598

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
138° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 138.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-covered cape between Ravin Bay and Barre Glacier. Discovered in 1840 by the French expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville and named by him for his wife Adele Pepin. The area was charted by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) in 1912-13, and again by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) in 1931, both under Mawson. The cape was more recently delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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