Name details

Ferin Head

Ferin Head (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ferin Head  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108780

Feature type: Head

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 of Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped as an island by FAE, 1908-10, and named Île Férin after A. Férin, French Vice-Consul at the time in Ponta Delgada, Azores, who assisted the expedition (Charcot, 1910, p.366; 1912. Pl.1). Ferin Island (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407; chart 3175, 1934). Ferin Öya (HA chart 1927). Férin Island (AGS map, [1929c]). Ferrin [sic] Island (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374). The feature was remapped as a headland by BGLE in 1935. Ferin Head (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 6564, 1959). Promentorio de Ferrin [sic] (Rymill and others, 1943, map p.96). Bahía Ferin, in error (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Cabo Ferin Head (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949). Cabo Ferin (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286; Pierrou, 1970, p.361; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.123). The feature was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1956-57. Ferin-Khed (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Cape Ferin (USHO,1961, p.182). Mys Ferin (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Morro Ferin, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.123).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 58' 00.0" S
- 65.96667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 20' 00.0" W
- 65.33333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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