This page presents the geographical name data for Cadwalader Beach 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): Cadwalader Beach
Feature Class (see definition): Beach
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2283
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 58' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 53' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.9666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.8833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A beach nearly a mile long at the S end of Beaufort Island, in the Ross Archipelago. The beach is occupied by a large Adelie penguin rookery and there is easy access from the sea when the coast is ice free. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1958-59) for Captain John Cadwalader, U.S. Navy (USN), who encouraged and assisted the expedition in its Antarctic program, and also rendered valuable assistance to the New Zealand parties of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data