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Cape Pérez

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110578

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.

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between Collins Bay and Beascochea Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 13 February 1898, and named Cap de Trooz after J. de Trooz (Trooz Glacier, q.v.) (Gerlache, 1902b, p.296; Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5). Kap de Trooz (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, first end map). The cape was further charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and, because of ignorance of the earlier naming, renamed Cap des Trois Pérez after the brothers Manuelo, Fernando and Leopoldo Pérez, of Buenos Aires, who there assisted the expedition in December 1903 and February 1905 (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Cape de Trooz (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316). Pointe Pérez (Charcot, 1906b, p.474). Cape des Trois Pérez (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; 1930, p.86). Cabo Trooz (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Cabo Trois(-)Pérez (Gourdon, [1910], p.130; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.282). Cap des 3 Pérez (Charcot, 1910, map facing p.370). Three Pérez Cape (Charcot, 1911a, p.252). Cape Trois Pérez (Charcot, [1911b], p.69; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948). The cape was recharted by BGLE in 1935. Cabo Tres Pérez (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.694). Cabo Pérez (Vila Labra, 1947, map facing p.200). Cabo de Los Tres Pérez (Argentina. CNA, 1947, p.57). Cape Pérez (BA chart 3570,; APC, 1955, p.17; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Cap Pérez (France. SHM, 1954, p.49). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Mys Peres (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Trois Pérez (Chile. DNH chart 1500, 1963). Cabo Tres Peres [sic], as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.283).

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65° 24' 00.0" S
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64° 06' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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