Morris Jesup, Cape

Morris Jesup, Cape
geographical name headland N Greenland in Peary Land on Arctic Ocean; world's northernmost dry land

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  • Morris Jesup, Cape — Cape, in the Peary Land region, northern Greenland, on the Arctic Ocean. Situated 440 mi (710 km) from the North Pole, it is the world s most northerly point of land. Robert E. Peary was the first explorer to reach it in 1900; it was named for… …   Universalium

  • Morris Jesup,Cape — Morris Jes·up (jĕsʹəp), Cape A cape of northern Greenland on the Arctic Ocean. It is the northernmost point of land in the world. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cape Morris Jesup — is the northernmost point of mainland Greenland at coord|83|37|39|N|32|39|52|W and is 711.8 km (384 nm / 442 miles) from the geographic North Pole. Robert Peary reached the cape in 1892, believing it to be the northernmost point in the world,… …   Wikipedia

  • cape — cape1 caped, adj. /kayp/, n., v., caped, caping. n. 1. a sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to a coat or other outer garment. 2. the capa of a… …   Universalium

  • Morris — /mawr is, mor /, n. 1. Gouverneur /guv euhr near /, 1752 1816, U.S. statesman. 2. Robert, 1734 1806, U.S. financier and statesman, born in England. 3. William, 1834 96, English painter, furniture designer, poet, and socialist writer. 4. Wright,… …   Universalium

  • Morris Ketchum Jesup — (June 21, 1830 January 22, 1908), was a United States banker and philanthropist. He was the president of the American Museum of Natural History. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Моррис-Джесеп — (Morris Jesup, Cape)Morris Jesup Cape, м ы с, на сев. оконечности о.Гренландия, самая сев. точка суши в Арктике, названная в честь исследователя Арктики и Сибири. Находится на расстоянии 706 км от Северного полюса …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Mar de Lincoln — (Lincoln Sea Mer de Lincoln) Océano o mar de la IHO (n.º id.: 17A) Ubicación geográfica Océano Océano …   Wikipedia Español

  • Robert Peary — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Contralmirante Robert Peary Robert Peary en uniforme naval …   Wikipedia Español

  • Extreme points of Earth — Further information: World record, List of extreme points lists, and Extremes on Earth This is a list of extreme points of Earth, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than, higher or lower in altitude than, or… …   Wikipedia

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