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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9839

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Cape forming the E extremity of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This name was applied to the NE cape of King George Island on some early charts, but in recent years has been consistently used for the E cape. The name dates back to 1820 when it was used by Edward Bransfield, Master, Royal Navy (RN), during his explorations of the South Shetland Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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