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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Feature type: Head
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:
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).
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