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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1345

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 32' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A rocky cape at the E side of the entrance to Mechanics Bay, on the N side of Heard Island. The feature appears to have been known to American sealers as "Morgan's Point," as shown by Captain H.C. Chester's 1860 sketch map of the island. The name "Negros Head" was also in use by American sealers during the 1860-70 period. The name Bidlingmaier was applied by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE), under Drygalski, who made a running survey and landing along the N side of the island in 1902. Friedrich Bidlingmaier served as magnetician and meteorologist with the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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