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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16697

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A low, rocky cape marking the N extremity of Seymour Island, James Ross Island group. Probably first seen by Sir James Ross in January 1843, but the cape was not adequately surveyed until 1902-03 when the Swedish expedition under Nordenskjold wintered in the area. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after C. Wiman, who worked on the Seymour Island fossils collected by the Swedish expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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