Name details

Beneden Head

Beneden Head (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Beneden Head  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107746

Feature type: Head

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 entrance point of Andvord Bay, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE in February 1898 and named Cap Van Beneden, after Prof. Édouard Joseph-Louis-Marie Van Beneden (1846-1910), of the Université de Liège; member of the Académie Royale de Belgique and of the Commission de la Belgica, appointed in December 1899; author of several zoological reports of the expedition (Lecointe, map,1899; 1903, Carte 5; Gerlache, 1902b, p.296). Cape Van Beneden (BA chart 1238, viii.1900). Capo Van Beneden (Gerlache, 1902a). Cabo Beneden (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Punta Copihue, probably after a climbing plant of the lily family (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Cabo Van Beneden (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.706; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.290). Following survey by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955, the feature was renamed Beneden Head (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Cape Benedin [sic] (Smith, 1981, p.572).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 46' 00.0" S
- 64.76667°
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Longitude:
62° 42' 00.0" W
- 62.70000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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