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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1801

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -96.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Ice-covered cape at the NW termination of Evans Peninsula on Thurston Island. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 in January 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Christoffer Braathen, ski expert and dog driver with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) of 1928-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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