Name details

Cape Lamb

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109709

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 Vega Island on Herbert Sound, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1903; sur- veyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945 and named after Dr Ivan Mackenzie Lamb (1911-90), Operation "Tabarin" botanist (lichenologist), "Port Lockroy", 1943-44, "Hope Bay", 1944-45; Director, Farlow Herbarium, Harvard University, 1954-72; Leader of biological expedition to Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago, 1964-65 (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.13; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cabo Lamb (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 54' 34.0" S
- 63.90944°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 37' 15.0" W
- 57.62083°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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