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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9862

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
095° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -95.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A bold rock cape marking the N extremity of otherwise ice-covered Lofgren Peninsula, in the NE part of Thurston Island. Discovered on helicopter flights from the USS Burton Island and Glacier by personnel of U.S. Navy (USN) Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Reinhard W. Menzel, geomagnetist-seismologist with the Eights Station winter party, 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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