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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16287

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.4166667

Elevation (see definition): 275

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

Description (see definition): A prominent cape, 275 m, marking the S extremity of the peninsula which separates Wood Bay and Terra Nova Bay, in Victoria Land. Discovered in 1841 by Captain James Clark Ross, Royal Navy (RN), and named by him for Captain Washington, Royal Navy (RN), who was secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, 1836-40.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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