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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9240

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Low, ice-covered cape forming the N tip of Kemp Peninsula and the E entrance point to Mason Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Probably first seen by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who photographed a portion of Kemp Peninsula while exploring this coast from the air in December 1940. During 1947 the cape was photographed by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), which in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveyed it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) after Neil A. Mackintosh (1900-74), British marine biologist, oceanographer, and authority on Antarctic whales; member of DI scientific staff from 1924 and Chief Scientific Officer, 1929-49; Deputy Director, National Institute of Oceanography (now Insitute of Oceanographic Sciences), 1949-61.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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