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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
LeBlanc, Cape (USA) 71° 44' 00.0" S 98° 46' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 136155 Place ID: 17506

The ice-covered N extremity of Noville Peninsula, which is also the northernmost point of Thurston Island. Named by US-ACAN after Lt. Ralph P. LeBlanc, USNR, plane commander of the Operation Highjump PBM Mariner seaplane that crashed 8 mi S. of this cape, Dec. 30, 1946. Severely injured, LeBlanc was among six of nine aboard that survived the crash. The survivors were rescued Jan. 12, 1947 by Lt. Cdr. John D. Howell, who landed a PBM in open water off the NW edge of Noville Peninsula.

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