Name details

Spike Cape

Spike Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Spike Cape  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114436

Feature type: Cape (8)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A bare rocky point from thich the piedmont ice has receded, lying about 6 miles south of Dunlop Island and 7 miles north of Gneiss Point, in front of the Wilson Piedmont Glacier along the coast of Victoria Land. First charted by the BAE, 1910-13. Name suggested by Seaman Forde, and adopted by Taylor, for its likeness to Spike Island at Plymouth, England.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 18' 00.0" S
- 77.30000°
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Longitude:
163° 34' 00.0" E
163.56667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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