Name details

Cape Casey

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108107

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

W side of Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947; in association with the names of members of the British War Cabinet in this area, named after The Rt Hon. Richard Gardiner Casey, 1st Baron Casey (1890-1976), Australian statesman; Minister of State in the British War Cabinet, 1942-43; Minister for External Affairs, Australia, 1951-60 (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.7; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Cabo Casey (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.244; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.68). Mys Keysi (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 22' 00.0" S
- 66.36667°
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Longitude:
63° 34' 00.0" W
- 63.56667°
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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:
23-May-1951

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