Name details

Cape Lancaster

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109717

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

S point of Anvers Island and SW entrance point of Neumayer Channel, was charted by BeAE, 9 February 1898, and named Cap Lancaster (Lecointe, map, 1899) or Cap Albert Lancaster (Gerlache, 1900b, p.475; Lecointe, 1900a, map facing p.132), after Albert Lancaster, Director, Service Météorologique de l'Observatoire Royal de Belgique; member of the Académie Royale de Belgique and of the Commission de la Belgica appointed in December 1899. Cape Lancaster (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Capo Albert Lancaster (Gerlache, 1902a). Kap Lancaster (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cap A. Lancaster (Charcot, 1906b, p.319). Cabo Lancaste [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Cape A. Lancaster (BA, 1916, p.404). The cape was further charted by DI in 1927. Kapp A. Lancaster (HA chart, 1927). Cap Tancaster [sic] (France. SHM, 1937, p.406). The cape was surveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Cabo Lancaster (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.465; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.176). The cape was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in co-operation with FIDS, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 51' 00.0" S
- 64.85000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 44' 00.0" W
- 63.73333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
8-Sep-1953

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