Name details

Cape Freeman

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108914

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

S entrance point of Seligman Inlet, Bowman Coast, was probably seen from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928; photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 21 November 1935, and subsequently roughly mapped (Joerg, 1936, Fig. 4, p.456; 1937, map facing p.444); re-photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by USAS, 1940-41 (USHO, 1943, photograph facing p. 270; [in c. 67°58'S 65°24'W] USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942); resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" and "Stonington Island" in 1947; called Cape Engel by RARE after B. Engel (Engel Peaks, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, map p.230); called Punta 21 de Mayo by CAE in honour of the battle of Iquique, 21 May 1879 (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947); named Cape Freeman after Reginald Leonard Freeman (1913-88), FIDS surveyor, "Stonington Island", 1946-48, and leader of the guide party which met the FIDS sledge party from "Hope Bay" at 68°00'S 65°00'W in December 1947 (BA chart 3570, 27.vii.1952; APC, 1955, p.10; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Cabo Freeman (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.376; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.130). Capo Engel (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13). Cabo Balcarce, probably after Gen. J.R. Balcarce (Fildes Point, q.v.) (Argentina. IAA map, [1959b]). Mys Frimen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The cape was further surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1963-64.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 59' 00.0" S
- 67.98333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 18' 00.0" W
- 65.30000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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