Kinnes, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Kinnes (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:
W point of Joinville Island, was charted by DWE in January 1893 and named after Robert Kinnes (d. c. 1940), Dundee shipowner and merchant who equipped the whaling ships Active (Active Sound, q.v.), Balµna (Balµna Valley, q.v.), Diana (Diana Reef, q.v.) and Polar Star for their Antarctic voyage of 1892-93 (Robertson, chart, 1893a; USHO chart 1132, 1894; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Cape Kinnes (Rosamel Island), referring to W point of Joinville Island (BA chart 1238, x.1893). Cap Kinnes (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Cabo Kinnes (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.171). Cape Kinness [sic] (USHO, 1943, p.262). The cape was recharted by FIDS from Trepassey in January 1947. Cabo Kinness [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.458). The cape was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54. Mys Kinnes (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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