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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16584

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
149° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 149.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A prominent rock cape on the eastern end of the Organ Pipe Cliffs. This may be the cape viewed from the ship superior mirage, by the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, Jan. 19, 1840. Wilkes applied the name "Point Emmons" for Lieutenant George F. Emmons of the Vincennes. The cape was accurately positioned by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Frank Wild, a member of the expedition and leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) Western Base Party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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