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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16754

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cape forming the NW extremity of Trinity Island in the Palmer Archipelago. The name was originally applied to the N tip of the island by the British expedition in the of Cape Wollaston has been restricted to the E extremity (now Cape Neumayer), but the cape here described has been determined to be the feature indicated by Foster. Named for William H. Wollaston, commissioner of the Royal Society on the Board of Longitude, 1818-28, which loaned astronomical instruments to Foster's former ship, the Conway, for astronomical and pendulum observations (an objective of the Chanticleer voyage).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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