Name details

Cape Bellue

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107743

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 entrance point of Darbel Bay, dividing Graham Coast from Loubet Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, and named Cap Bellue after Vice-Am. Jean Bellue (1848-1924) of the French Navy, Superintendent of the Dockyard, Cherbourg, France (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Cape Bellu (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; APC, 1955, p.5; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Kapp Bellue, apparently referring to the NW point of the largest of the Darbel Islands (q.v.) (HA chart, 1927). The cape was roughly mapped by BGLE in August-September 1935 and called in error Cape Evensen (q.v.) (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400) or Cape Evensen South (Rymill and others, 1938, p.250). Cabo Evenson [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Cabo Bellue (Argentina. MM chart 108, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.198; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.43). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from Detaille Island , 1956-57. Bellue Massive (BA, 1961, p.187). Mys Bellyu (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Cabo Belleue [sic] (Chile. IGM map 12, 1966).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 18' 00.0" S
- 66.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 53' 00.0" W
- 65.88333°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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