Mayo, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Mayo (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:
between Cape Keeler and Miller Point, Wilkins Coast, was probably seen from the air, 20 December 1928, by Wilkins who applied the name to the NE point of his Scripps Island (Scripps Heights, q.v.) in c. 69°50'S 64°40'W, after William B. Mayo of the Ford Motor Company (Wilkins, 1929, Fig.28, p.367 and map facing p.374; Wordie, 1929, map following p.304; BA chart 3175, 7.vii.1933). Following study of Wilkins' photographs, in which his cape could not be identified in relation to other named features, the name Cape Mayo was applied to the present feature (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444; [in 68°56'S 63°17'W] USHO, 1943, p.272; [in 68°54'S 63°20'W] USBGN, 1947, p.199; [in 68°53'S 63°25'W] APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 68 62, 1955; [co ordinates corrected] DOS 610 sheet W 68 62, 1963; APC, 1986, p.3). Cabo Mayo (Chile. DNH chart I, 1947). The cape was surveyed from the ground by USAS in December 1940 and by FIDS RARE from "Stonington Island" in November 1947. Mys Meyo (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The cape was further surveyed by FIDS from "Horseshoe Island" and "Stonington Island", 1960-62.
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