Name details

Cape Lankester

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127790

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A high, rounded, snow-covered cape at the S side of the entrance to Mulock Inlet, along the W edge of the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered and named by the BrNAE (1901-04). Probably named for Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, Director of the Natural History Department of the British Museum (1898-1907) and founder of the Marine Biological Association in 1884.

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Location

Latitude:
79° 16' 00.0" S
- 79.26667°
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Longitude:
160° 29' 00.0" E
160.48333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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