Name details

Cape Roquemaurel

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110934

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 entrance point of Bone Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 2 March 1838 and named Cap Roquemaurel after Lieut. de Vaisseau (later Commandant) Louis-François-Gaston-Marie Auguste de Roquemaurel (b. 1804), Second-in-command of the expedition ship Astrolabe (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; BA, 1916, p.401). Cabo Roquemaurel (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Pierrou, 1970, p.633; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.247). Cape Roquemaurel (BA chart 3205, l.vi.1901; 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.18; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Kap Roquemaurel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.58). Capo Rocquemaurel [sic] (Duse, 1907, p.39). Cabo Roquemaure [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Kapp Roquemarel [sic] (HA chart, 1928). The cape was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1948 and resurveyed, 1960-61. Mys Rokmorel' (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 33' 00.0" S
- 63.55000°
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Longitude:
58° 57' 00.0" W
- 58.95000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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