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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7109

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 153.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): The N cape of Mawson Peninsula, George V Coast. Land was sighted in this area, Jan. 19, 1840, by Lieutenant William L. Hudson in the USS Peacock of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Wilkes, who applied the name Cape Hudson. An analysis by B.P. Lambert and P.G. Law of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) chart, and of the photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47) and Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1959), suggests that the N cape of Mawson Peninsula is Wilkes' Cape Hudson.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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