Longing, Cabo

Longing, Cabo (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Longing, Cabo  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 8618
Name ID: 105861

Feature type: Cape (8)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Descubierto por la Expedición Antártica Sueca, que lideró Otto Nordenskjöld en el año 1902, fue denominada por él mismo, porque desde su cabaña en la isla Snow se dominaba este cabo en la dirección de la tierra que se deseaba explorar. (land of Longing). Limita por el SW el canal Príncipe Gustavo. Este cabo presenta laderas de piedra descubierta, que se alzan hasta 183 metros de altura.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 34' 00.0" S
- 64.56667°
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Longitude:
58° 48' 00.0" W
- 58.80000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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