Name details

Cape Church

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108204

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

on Seligman Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by USAS in 1940; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" and "Hope Bay" in 1947; in association with the names of other glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Prof. James Edward Church (1869-1959), of the Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Nevada; American glaciologist who developed techniques of snow surveying and melt-water run-off forecast (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.7; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Cabo Church (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.290; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.76). Punta Zenteno, after Gen. José Ignacio Zenteno, Secretary for War to General B. O'Higgins in 1817 (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 51' 00.0" S
- 67.85000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 30' 00.0" W
- 65.50000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jan-1951

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