Cape Penck

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Cape Penck is an ice-covered point fronting on the West Ice Shelf about 35 miles west-northwest of Gaussberg, separating the Leopold and Astrid Coast from the Wilhelm II Coast. It was roughly charted by the Western Base Party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-14, under Mawson, and named for Albrecht Penck, an internationally known German geographer.

Coordinates: 66°43′45″S 87°55′20″E / 66.72917°S 87.92222°E / -66.72917; 87.92222 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Cape Penck" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).