Barrow, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Barrow (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape
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:
N point of Hoseason Island, Palmer Archipelago, was presumably discovered by Hoseason in 1824 (Powell, chart, 1828); roughly charted by Foster in 1829 and named either after Sir John Barrow (1764-1848), Second Secretary of the Admiralty, 1804-45, and a founder of the RGS, or after Lieut. Col. John Barrow (1808-98), son of the above, who served in the Admiralty, 1825-57, for many years as Keeper of the Records (Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.5; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Cap Barrow (Gerlache, 1902b, p.140; Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). The cape was recharted by FAE, 1903-05. Cabo Posesión, in error (Cape Possession, q.v.) (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Barrow Point, referring to feature 4km to ESE (BA, 1916, p.403). Kapp Barrow (HA chart, 1928). Cabo Barrow (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; [referring to feature 4km to ESE] Argentina. MM, 1953, p.259; Pierrou, 1970, p.192; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.41). Cabo Soler, probably after a member of AAE (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.336). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Cabo Capitán Lafalce (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.2).
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