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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9612

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 500

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

Description (see definition): Bare rock cliff, forming the E end of a flat, ice-covered platform which rises to 500 m, situated between Cape Keeler and Miller Point on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by Sir Hubert Wilkins on a flight, Dec. 20, 1928, and named by him for William B. Mayo of the Ford Motor Company. It has been more fully defined on the basis of information resulting from flights by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, and from the flights and sledge journey along this coast by members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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