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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13657

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Rounded, snow-covered headland forming the S side of the entrance to Lehrke Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) explored this coast in 1940. They charted this feature as an island which they named for Charles W. Sharbonneau, carpenter at East Base. It was determined to be a cape of Palmer Land in 1947 by a joint sledge party consisting of members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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