Name details

Cape Calmette

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108059

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 entrance point of Calmette Bay, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was roughly mapped as an island by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named Île Calmette after Gaston Calmette (1858-1914), editor of Le Figaro, Paris, who presented the expedition with copies of his newspaper for the two years preceding the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Calmette Island (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Calmette Öya (HA chart, 1927). The feature was re-mapped by BGLE and named Cape Calmette (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432; APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Cabo Calmette (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.242; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.64). Kaap Calmette (Knapp, 1958, p.570).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 04' 00.0" S
- 68.06667°
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Longitude:
67° 14' 00.0" W
- 67.23333°
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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