Name details

Cape Northrop

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129496

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

Conspicuous, rocky bluff which rises to 1,160 m, forming the N side of the entrance to Whirlwind Inlet, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered by Sir Hubert Wilkins on a flight of Dec. 20, 1928, and named for Jack Northrop, designer of the Lockheed airplane used on the expedition. The cape was photographed by the USAS in 1940 and charted by the FIDS in 1947.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 24' 00.0" S
- 67.40000°
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Longitude:
65° 16' 00.0" W
- 65.26667°
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Altitude:
1160 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-1952

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