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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5470

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): Cape at the N side of the entrance to Barilari Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. The cape was discovered and named "Cap Loqui" by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, under Charcot. At the same time Charcot named the S entrance point to the bay "Cap Garcia," after Rear Admiral Garcia, Argentine Navy. The maps of Charcot's French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, showed "Cap Garcia" as the N cape of Barilari Bay and the name has since become established for this feature. Charcot did not use the name "Cap Loqui" on the maps of his second expedition but, for the sake of historical continuity, the name Loqui Point (q.v.) has been accepted for the S entrance point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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