Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Knox Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Knox Coast (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Coast (7)
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:
That portion of the coast of Antarctica lying between Cape Hordern, in 10031E, and Hatch Islands, in 10916E. Discovered in February 1840 by the U.S. Exploring Expedition (1838-42) under Lt. Charles Wilkes. Named by Wilkes for Lt. Samuel R. Knox, USN, captain of the Flying Fish, who served as acting master on the Vincennes during the Antarctic cruise.
No images of this place could be found.