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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3615

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-covered cape forming the SE tip of Kemp Peninsula, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Probably first seen by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who photographed a portion of Kemp Peninsula while exploring this coast from the air in December 1940. During 1947 the cape was photographed from the air by members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after George E.R. Deacon (1906-84), English oceanographer and member of the Discovery Investigations staff, 1927-39; Director of the National Institute of Oceanography, 1949-71.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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