Cape Close

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Cape Close (65°55′S 52°29′E / 65.917°S 52.483°E / -65.917; 52.483Coordinates: 65°55′S 52°29′E / 65.917°S 52.483°E / -65.917; 52.483) is a cape on the coast of Enderby Land, 30 nautical miles (60 km) west of Cape Batterbee. It was discovered by the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition, 1929–31, under Mawson, who named it for Sir Charles Close, President of the Royal Geographical Society, 1927–30.[1]


  1. ^ "Close, Cape". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-11-15.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Close, Cape" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).