Ducorps, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Ducorps (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape
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:
W entrance point of Huon Bay and N point of Cockerell Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, was charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 27 February 1838 and named Cap Ducorps after Louis-Jacques Ducorps (b. 1811), Commis de Marine de deuxième classe [=writer 2nd class] in the expedition ship Astrolabe (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl. 8). Cabo Ducorps (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Pierrou, 1970, p.325; Chile, IHA, 1974, p.107). The cape was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946. Cape Ducorps (USAAF chart 1737, 1946; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cabo Unión (Huon Bay, q.v.), as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.107).
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