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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11615

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Prominent cape between Collins Bay and Beascochea Bay on the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache, but apparently not named by them until about 1904, when in working up their scientific reports they gave it the name Trooz. In the meantime, Charcot's French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, left for the Antarctic and in Nov. 1904 resighted the same cape, to which they gave the name Trois Perez, for the brothers Fernando, Leopoldo and Manuel Perez of Buenos Aires. Maurice Bongrain in his report of 1914 acknowledges the Belgian name Trooz for this cape. However, the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) has retained the Charcot name because of wider usage, and has given the name Trooz to the large glacier 5 mi NE of Cape Perez.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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