Name details

Cape Hickey

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126509

Feature type: Cape (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

Cape on the coast of Victoria Land, just E of Charcot Cove and Marin Glacier. It forms the outer, north portal of the re-entrant through which Mawson Glacier flows to the Ross Sea. Mapped by USGS from ground surveys and Navy air photos. Named by US-ACAN in 1964 for Lt. John Hickey, USN, pilot with Navy Squadron VX-6, who participated in Topo North and South surveys in 1962.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 05' 00.0" S
- 76.08333°
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Longitude:
162° 38' 00.0" E
162.63333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1964

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