Name details

Cape Errera

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108707

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

SW pointe of Wiencke Island and SW entrance point of Peltier Channel, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 9 February 1898, and named Cap Errera after Prof. Léo-Abram Errera (1858-1905), of the University of Brussels; Director, Institut Botanique, and member of the Académie Royale de Belgique and of the Commission de la Belgica (Lecointe, map, 1899; Gerlache, 1900b, p.476). Cape Errera (Cook, 1900, p.147; BA chart 3205, vii.1909; 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Cap Herrera [sic] (Charcot, 1906b, p.18). Pointe Errera (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.59). The cape was further charted by DI in 1927. Kapp Errera (HA chart, 1928). Cabo Errera (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.342; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.116). Cabo Herrera [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.270a). The cape was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 55' 00.0" S
- 64.91667°
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Longitude:
63° 37' 00.0" W
- 63.61667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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