Name details

Cape Leblond

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109774

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

NE point of Lavoisier Island (q.v.), Biscoe Islands, and SW entrance point of Pendleton Strait, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and named Cap Leblond, after M. Leblond, Mayor of Rouen and President of the Norman Geographical Society, who was with the reception committee at Rouen to meet the expedition on its return to France (Charcot, [1911b], p.307-08) (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Cape Leblond (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; APC, 1955, p.13; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Kapp Leblond (HA chart, 1927). Cape Le Bland [sic] (USAAF chart 1762, 1946). Cape Le Blond (USHO chart 6653, 1946). Cabo Le Blond (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Cabo Leblond (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.180). Punta Florida, so called by AAE after the Argentine victory in the battle of Florida (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter F).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 04' 00.0" S
- 66.06667°
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Longitude:
66° 36' 00.0" W
- 66.60000°
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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 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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