Name details

Cape Geddes

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108990

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 entrance point of Browns Bay and N point of Ferguslie Peninsula, Laurie Island, was probably sighted by Weddell in 1823; mapped by SNAE in November 1903 and named after [Sir] Patrick Geddes (1854-1932), sometime Professor of Botany, University College, Dundee (St. Andrews University), and of Sociology and Civics, University of Bombay (Bruce and others, chart, [1903b]; Bruce, 1905b, map facing p.322; BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1955, p.10). Kapp Geddes (Sørlle, chart, [1930]). Punta Geddes (Argentina. MM chart 31, 1930; Pierrou, 1970, p.386). The cape was recharted by DI in 1933. Cap Geddes (France. SHM, 1937, p.387). The FIDS station, known as "Base C" or "Cape Geddes", was established on the cape, 22 January 1946, and occupied until 17 March 1947, when it was permanently closed, following the establishment of Signy (q.v.). Cabo Geddes (Argentina. CNA, 1947, map p.54).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
60° 41' 00.0" S
- 60.68333°
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Longitude:
44° 34' 00.0" W
- 44.56667°
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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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