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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2924

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Cape marking the NE extremity of Pasteur Peninsula on Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The name appears on a chart based upon a British expedition under Foster, 1828-31, who perhaps gave the name for George Cockburn, British naval officer and Admiral of the Fleet in 1851. The cape was charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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