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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2462

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
130° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 130.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A prominent, ice-covered cape, lying 15 mi NE of Cape Morse. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). The U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Wilkes gave the name Cape Carr to an ice cape in about 6505S, 13130E, naming it for Lieutenant Overton Carr of the flagship Vincennes. Identification of Cape Carr is based on the correlation of Wilkes' chart of 1840 with G.D. Blodgett's reconnaissance map of 1955, compiled from air photos, taking into account the relative SW shift of Porpoise Bay from the 1840 to the 1955 map positions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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