Name details

Cape Neumayer

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110339

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 Trinity Island (q.v.), Palmer Archipelago, was charted by SwAE in 1902 and named Kap Neumayer after G.B. von Neumayer (Neumayer Channel, q.v.) (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, first end map). Cabo Neymayor [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Cape Neumayer (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Cabo Neumayer (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.210). Cap Neumayer (Charcot, 1912, Pl.11). Cape Wallaston [sic], in error and in confusion with Cape Wollaston (q.v.) (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 1948, p.187). Cabo Wallaston [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Cape Wollaston, erroneously applied (BA chart 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.22). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Mys N'yumayer (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Cabo Wollaston (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1963; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.303).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 42' 00.0" S
- 63.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 33' 00.0" W
- 60.55000°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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