Name details

False Cape Renard

False Cape Renard (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108752

Feature type: None recorded.

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

WSW of Cape Renard, was roughly charted by BeAE on 12 February 1898, when a landing was made in the vicinity and the name The Needles was applied collectively to this feature and Cape Renard, which are similar in appearance (Arçtowski, 1901a, photographs p.176-77); further charted by FAE, 1908-10 and named Faux Cap Renard (Charcot, 1910, p.68) or False Cape Renard (Charcot, [1911b], p.68; APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Cape Renard (USHO chart 6653, 1946). The feature was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 02' 00.0" S
- 65.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 50' 00.0" W
- 63.83333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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