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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6957

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Cape on the NE portion of the peninsula which includes Davis Ice Piedmont, on the N coast of Victoria Land. With Cape Dayman to the ESE, it forms an outer entrance point to Yule Bay. Discovered by Captain James Clark Ross, 1841, who named it for Joseph Dalton Hooker (later Sir Joseph), naturalist and assistant surgeon on the Erebus who became internationally famous as a botanist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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