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Cape Walden

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Cape Walden

Cape Walden (71°50′S 96°53′W) is an ice-covered cape at the northwest termination of Evans Peninsula, marking the east entrance of Koether Inlet on Thurston Island. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in January 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Arthur T. Walden, dog driver and leader of the Queen Maud Mountains Supporting Party of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1928-30.

Maps

  • Thurston Island – Jones Mountains. 1:500000 Antarctica Sketch Map. US Geological Survey, 1967.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
  •  This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Cape Walden" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

    References

    Cape Walden Wikipedia


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