Name details

Cape Andreas

Andreas, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cape Andreas  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107520

Feature type: Cape

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

E entrance point of Curtiss Bay, Davis Coast, was charted by SwAE in 1902 and named Cape Karl Andreas (Andersson, 1904c, p.216), Kap Karl Andreas (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map) or Cabo Karl Andreas (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.169), after K.A. Andersson (Andersson Peak, q.v.). Cape Beatrice, Beatrice Point (Skottsberg, 1912, map p.4). Cap Karl Andreas (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 11). Cabo Comandante Byers (Cape Page, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). The cape was photo- graphed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Cabo Karl Andrea (Argentina. MM chart OO, 1954). Punta Beatriz, as rejected form presumably referring to this feature (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.1). Punta Almirante Solier, presumably referring to this feature (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.1). Cape Andreas (APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Cabo Andreas (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.3)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 00' 00.0" S
- 64.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 44' 00.0" W
- 60.73333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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