Icy Cape, Alaska
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|Location||North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States|
|Offshore water bodies||Chukchi Sea|
The Icy Cape is a headland on the Chukchi Sea side of the North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States. It was discovered and named by James Cook on August 17, 1778, on account of the ice along the coast.
In popular culture
- Hough, Richard (1994). Captain James Cook: a biography. New York: Norton.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 164.
- Alaska Waterways, Kasegaluk Lagoon: Trip Report for Kasegaluk Lagoon, retrieved October 13, 2011
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Icy Cape
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