Roux, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Roux (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:
N point of Brabant Island, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Cap E. Roux after Pierre-Paul-Émile Roux (1853-1933), French physician and bacteriologist, and an associate of L. Pasteur (Pasteur Peninsula, q.v.); he was at the time Director, Institut Pasteur, Paris, and a member of the commission appointed to publish the scientific results of FAE, 1903-05, who also signed the instructions for FAE, 1908-10, and was a member of the Comité de Patronage of that expedition (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Pointe E. Roux (Charcot, 1906b, p.470). Cape E. Roux (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; 2.ix.1938). Cap Roux (Charcot, 1912, Pl.11). Kapp E. Roux (HA chart, 1928). Cape Roux (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374; BA, 1948, p.189; [in 63°59'S 62°30'W] chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; [in 64°01'S 62°36'W] APC, 1955, p.18; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; APC, 1977, p.28). Cabo Roux (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.638; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.250). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.
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