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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16498

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An abrupt rock scarp rising to 460 meters. It forms the N side of the entrance to Wright Inlet on the E coast of Palmer Land. The cape was photographed from the air in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) and in 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne. Named by Ronne for John N. Wheeler, president of the North American Newspaper Alliance and a contributor to the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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