Name details

Cape James

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109504

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 point of Smith Island, was roughly charted by Weddell in 1820, when a landing was made in the vicinity of the cape; further charted by Foster in 1829 and named after James Weddell (Weddell Sea, q.v.) (Foster, [1829]; Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.12; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Cap James (Gerlache, 1902b, p.140). Cabo James (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.445; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.163). Kapp James (HA chart, 1928). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Capo James (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Mys Dzhems (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 05' 25.1" S
- 63.09031°
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Longitude:
62° 41' 52.5" W
- 62.69792°
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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:
Unknown
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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