Name details

Cape Anna

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107531

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

N point of Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE in February 1898, when a landing was made; named Cap Anna (Lecointe, map, 1899) or Cap Anna Osterrieth (Lecointe, 1900a, p.31 and map facing p.132), after Mme Ernest (Anna) Osterrieth, of Antwerp, who gave financial help to the expedition (Osterrieth Range, q.v.). Capo Anna, Capo Anna Osterreith [sic] (Gerlache, 1902a). Cape Anna (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; APC, 1955, p.4; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Kap Anna (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.57). Cabo Anna (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.29). Kaap Anna (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.22). Cabo Gunnar, after J.G. Andersson (Andersson Island, q.v.) (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Cape Anna Osterrieth (Tyrrell, 1921, p.61). Kapp Anna (HA chart, 1928). Cape Anna Peninsula, referring to peninsula behind cape (Holtedahl, 1929, p.13). Cabo Ana (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.164). Kap Ana (Frödin, 1956, end map). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Mys Anna (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 35' 00.0" S
- 64.58333°
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Longitude:
62° 26' 00.0" W
- 62.43333°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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