Name details

Cape Gage

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108947

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

E point of James Ross Island and W entrance point of Admiralty Sound, was charted by Ross, 6 January 1843, and named after Adm. of the Fleet Sir William Hall Gage (1777-1864), a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, 1842-46 (BA chart 1238, 1844; Ross, 1847a, p.343; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Cabo Gage (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Pierrou, 1970, p.381; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.133). Cap Gage (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). The cape was further charted by SwAE in 1902-03. Kap Gage (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Kaap Gage (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.106).Cabo Cage [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Kapp Gage (HA chart, 1928). The cape was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47 and 1952-54. Mys Geydzh (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 10' 00.0" S
- 64.16667°
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Longitude:
57° 05' 00.0" W
- 57.08333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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