Name details

Cape Garcia

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108966

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

SW entrance point of Bigo Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and called Cap Loqui after Capt. Loqui, of the Argentine Navy (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Cape Loqui (BA chart 1238, ix.1908). The cape was later named Cap Garcia by FAE, 1908-10, after Contra-Almte García, of the Argentine Navy, who as President of the Centro Naval, Buenos Aires, assisted FAE, 1903-05 (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.2); his name had previously been applied to Loqui Point (q.v.). Kapp Garcia (HA chart, 1927). The cape was further charted by BGLE in 1935-36. Cape Garcia (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Cabo Loqui (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Cabo García (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.383; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.134). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Mys Garsiya (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Cape García (USOO chart 29127, 1970).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 44' 00.0" S
- 65.73333°
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Longitude:
64° 40' 00.0" W
- 64.66667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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