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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3654

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 141.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The point of rocks which marks the northwest extremity of Curzon Islands along Adelie Coast. Discovered on January 21, 1840 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville who gave the name "Cap de la Decouverte" (cape of the discovery). It was the first rocky point of the coast seen by members of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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