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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3520

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Elevation (see definition): 305

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Ice-covered headland which rises to 305 m, forming the S side of the entrance to Hilton Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), but at that time it was thought to be an island. Its true nature was determined in an aerial flight by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, in November 1947. Named by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) for Harry Darlington III, member of the East Base sledging party that explored this coast as far S as Hilton Inlet. Darlington was also a member of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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