Gordon, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Gordon (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:
E point of Vega Island on Erebus and Terror Gulf, was roughly charted by Ross, 6 January 1843, and named after Capt. (later Vice-Adm.) the Hon. William Gordon, RN (1784-1858), a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, 1841-46 (BA chart 1238, 1844; 1948, p.176; APC, 1955, p.11; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cap Gordon (Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl.43). Cabo Gordon (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Pierrou, 1970, p.396; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.139). The cape was surveyed by SwAE in February 1902. Kap Gordon (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, p.342). Capo Gordon (Duse, 1907, p.166). Kaap Gordon (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.123). Kapp Gordon (HA chart, 1928). The cape was re-surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945. Mys Gordon (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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