Name details

Cape Burd

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108018

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

SW point of Tabarin Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in March 1946; named after Lieut. Oliver R. Burd, RCNVR (?1921-48), FIDS Base Leader and meteorological observer, "Argentine Islands" (now Faraday), 1947-48; meteorological observer, "Hope Bay", 1948, who with M.C. Green (Cape Green, q.v.) lost his life in a fire at the station, 8 November 1948 (Fuchs, 1951b, p. 15) (APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3205, 15.iii.1957; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cabo Burd (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p. 60). Cabo Burd (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 9)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 39' 00.0" S
- 63.65000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 07' 00.0" W
- 57.11667°
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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