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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12485

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Rounded, mainly ice-covered headland 4 mi E of DeBusk Scarp, lying at the W side of Stefansson Strait on the E coast of Palmer Land. This cape was seen by Sir Hubert Wilkins who explored this coast on his aerial flight of Dec. 20, 1928. It was charted in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) and erroneously called Cape Rymill at that time. Resighted in 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne who named it for Francis W. Reichelderfer, Chief of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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