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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 472

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
095° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -95.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): An ice-covered cape which marks the E extremity of Thurston Island and the NW entrance to Seraph Bay. Discovered in helicopter flights from the USS Burton Island and Glacier by personnel of the U.S. Navy (USN) Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the ship Annawan, of the United States Expedition of 1829-31, which with the Penguin sailed W from the South Shetland Islands in February 1830, holding a course between 62S and 58S and exploring as far as 103W, northward of this cape.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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