Name details

Cape Filchner

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 244

Feature type: Cape

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

An ice-covered cape facing the Davis Sea, about 26 km WNW of Adams Island. This feature marks the boundary between Queen Mary Land the Wilhelm II Land. Discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14). Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Dr Wilhelm Filchner, leader of the German Antarctic Expedition (1911-12).

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Location

Latitude:
66° 29' 55.0" S
- 66.49861°
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Longitude:
91° 58' 33.0" E
91.97583°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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