Name details

Cape Ducorps

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108579

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 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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 23' 00.0" S
- 63.38333°
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Longitude:
58° 09' 00.0" W
- 58.15000°
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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 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:
21-Nov-1949

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