Name details

Cape Cloos

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108234

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

N entrance point of Girard Bay and SE entrance point of Lemaire Channel, Graham Coast, was charted by BeAE on 12 February 1898 and named Cap Cloos after M. Cloos, sometime Honorary Belgian Consul in Denmark (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132; [referring in error to Doumer Island] 1903, Pl. 29 following p.110). Cape Cloos (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; APC, 1955, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Cabo Cloos (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.250; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.78). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 07' 00.0" S
- 65.11667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 01' 00.0" W
- 64.01667°
Unknown precision
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:
8-Sep-1953

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