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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8084

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 305

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

Description (see definition): Cape rising to 305 m, marking the N side of the entrance to Hilton Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940. Named for Paul H. Knowles, geologist and leader of the East Base sledging party that surveyed this coast as far S as Hilton Inlet.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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