Cape Sedov

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Cape Sedov (69°22′S 14°5′E / 69.367°S 14.083°E / -69.367; 14.083Coordinates: 69°22′S 14°5′E / 69.367°S 14.083°E / -69.367; 14.083) is the ice cape which forms the northwest extremity of Lazarve Ice Shelf along the coast of Queen Maud Land. First photographed from the air and mapped by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1938-39. Remapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1959 and named for Russian polar explorer G.Ya. Sedov.

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