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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16441

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
075° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Snow-covered cape forming the SW extremity of Alexander Island. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947, U.S. Navy, 1967-68, and from U.S. Landsat imagery taken 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Darrel E. Westbrook, Jr., U.S. Navy (USN), Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, from June 1978 to June 1980.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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