Name details

Cape Kemp

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109596

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

W point of Doumer Island and E entrance point of S end of Neumayer Channel, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05; further charted by DI in 1927 and named after Dr Stanley Wells Kemp (1882-1945), British marine biologist and Director of Research for DI, 1924-36; Discovery, 1925-27, Discovery II, 1929-31; Director, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, 1936-45 (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Cap Kemp (France. SHM, 1937, p.406). Camp [sic] Kemp (USHO, 1943, p.132). The cape was surveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Cabo Kemp (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.457; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.170). The cape was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1956-58.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 52' 00.0" S
- 64.86667°
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Longitude:
63° 39' 00.0" W
- 63.65000°
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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 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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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