Name details

Cape Marsh

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128474

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 prominent cape consisting of a rock cliff over 235 m high, marking the SE extremity of Robertson Island on the edge of Larsen Ice Shelf. The island was discovered and roughly charted by Capt. C.A. Larsen in 1893. The S part of the island was resurveyed by FIDS in July, 1953. Named by UK-APC for George W. Marsh, FIDS leader and medical officer at Hope Bay, 1952 and 1953.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
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Longitude:
59° 28' 00.0" W
- 59.46667°
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Altitude:
235 m
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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-1963

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