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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12519

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 01' 22" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 46' 18" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0227778

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7716667

Elevation (see definition): 740

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

Description (see definition): A conspicuous headland dominated by two steep needles rising to 740 meters, the slopes of which are too precipitous to retain snow. The prominent feature marks the southwestern entrance point to Flandres Bay and divides Danco Coast from Graham Coast on the west side of Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Lieutenant Adrien de Gerlache, 1897-99, and named after Professor Alphonse Renard, Belgian mineralogist of the University of Ghent, a member of the Belgica Commission and of the Belgian Royal Academy. This cape should not be confused with False Cape Renard (q.v.), which is similar in appearance and lies 1 mile southwestward.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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