Keltie Head (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Keltie Head (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Head
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:
NW point of Vega Island, rising to 190m and forming E entrance point of N end of Herbert Sound, was mapped by SwAE in October 1903 and named Kap Scott Keltie, after Sir John Scott Keltie (1840-1927), Scot- tish geographer; Librarian, 1885-92, and Secretary, 1892-1915, of the RGS (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cape Scott Keltie (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.19). Cabo Scott Keltie (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.225). Cap Scott Keltie (Charcot, 1912, Pl.11). The feature was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1945. Cabo Lynch, so called by AAE after Coronel Francisco Lynch, Argentine patriot who took part in the War of Independence (Argentine. MM, 1953, p.333; Pierrou, 1970, p.495). Cape Keltie (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Keltie Head (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).
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