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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3524

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 69.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Ice-covered cape forming the N extremity of Bjerko Peninsula at the W side of MacKenzie Bay. On Dec. 26, 1929 Sir Douglas Mawson, from the masthead of the Discovery while in 6657S, 7157E, saw land miraged up on the SW horizon. On Feb. 10, 1931 he returned in the Discovery and was able to approach close enough to see the headland, naming it for E.R. Darnley, Chairman of the Discovery Committee of the Colonial Office, London, 1923 to 1933.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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