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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2166

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
136° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -136.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Prominent rock cape, the NW seaward extension of McDonald Heights, marking the E side of the entrance of Hull Bay on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The cape was sighted and mapped from the USS Glacier, Jan. 31, 1962, and was named for Lieutenant Commander Ernest Burks, U.S. Navy (USN), senior helicopter pilot on the Glacier and first person to set foot on the cape.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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