Name details

Cape Astrup

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107588

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

NE point of Wiencke Island (q.v.), Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 7 February 1898; named Cap Edvind Astrup (Lecointe, map 1899), Cap Edwinde Astrup (Gerlache, 1900b), Cape Eivind Astrup (Cook, 1900, map p.xx), Cape Edwin Astrup (Ar towski, 1901b, map facing p.464) or Cap Astrup (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5), after Eivind Astrup (1871-95), Norwegian member of R.E. Peary's Arctic expeditions, 1891-92 and 1893-94, and personal friend of Roald Amundsen and F.A. Cook of BeAE. Kap Astrup (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cape Astrup (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; 3570, 5.i.1951; APC, 1955, p.4; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956). Kapp Astrup (HA chart, 1928). Cabo Astrup (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.174; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.34).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 42' 00.0" S
- 64.70000°
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Longitude:
63° 11' 00.0" W
- 63.18333°
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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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