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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2004

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Prominent ice-covered cape 5.5 mi NNE of the summit of Mount Nicholas, marking the E side of the entrance to Schokalsky Bay on the NE coast of Alexander Island. First seen from a distance by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot in 1909, but charted as part of a small island. Photographed from the air in 1937 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and later roughly mapped from the photos. Surveyed from the ground in 1948 by Colin C. Brown, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveyor at Stonington Island, 1948-49, for whom the cape is named.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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