Foster, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Foster (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape
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:
S point of James Ross Island, was roughly charted by Ross, 7 January 1843, and named after Cdr H. Foster, RN (Port Foster, q.v.), who had been a shipmate of Ross on Parry's third and fourth Arctic voyages, 1824-25 and 1827 (BA chart 1238, 1844; 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Foster-Cap (Ross, 1847b, p.403). Cabo Foster (Spain. DN chart 458, 1861; Pierrou, 1970, p.370; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.127). Cap Foster (Larsen, 1894a, p.128). Kap Foster (Petersen, 1895b, p.291). The cape was surveyed by SwAE in October 1903. Kap Forster [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.342). Cabo Forster [sic] (Sobral, , p.141). Kaap Foster (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.78). Kapp Foster (Aagaard, 1930 end map). The cape was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1948 and 1955.
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