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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5225

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cape which forms the NE end of Jason Peninsula, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named in 1893 by a Norwegian expedition under C.A. Larsen. The name is probably descriptive. Larsen reported that he gave the name Framnes (forward point) to the promontory which shoots off in an eastern direction from Mount Jason (now Jason Peninsula). He said it appeared to be the most advanced point of land which his expedition saw here.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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