Name details

Cape Evensen

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108731

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 Auvert Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Cap Evensen after Kapt. Carl Julius Evensen, Master of Hertha (Hertha Nunatak,q.v.) of NWE, 1893-94, which visited the area between Graham Coast and Biscoe Islands (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316; [incorrectly referring to the rock buttresses in Auvert Bay] Bongrain, 1914, vue 26 following p.60). Pointe Evensen (Charcot, 1906b, p. 477). Cape Evensen (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; APC, 1955, p.9; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).Kapp Evensen (HA chart, 1927). Cape Evansen [sic] (Carey and Nelson, 1931a). The cape was remapped by BGLE in 1935 and incorrectly called Cape Waldeck Rousseau (Waldeck Peak, q.v.) (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Cape Evenson [sic] (USHO chart 5411, 1940). Cabo Evensen (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.352; Chile. IHA, 1974, p. 119). Cabo Waldeck Rousseau (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Cape Evanson [sic] (James, 1949, p.59). G. [sic] Evensen (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.294a). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Cabo Ivensen [sic], as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.119).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 09' 00.0" S
- 66.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 44' 00.0" W
- 65.73333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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