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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8483

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A high, rounded, snow-covered cape at the S side of the entrance to Mulock Inlet, along the W edge of the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered and named by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04). Probably named for Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, Director of the Natural History Department of the British Museum (1898-1907) and founder of the Marine Biological Association in 1884.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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