Name details

Cape Scrymgeour

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111094

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 Andersson Island, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly charted by DWE from Active in 1893 and named after John Scrymgeour (d. 1891), owner of a bakery business in Nethergate, Dundee, and at the time of his death a Harbour Trustee (Dundee Courier and Advertiser, 14 July 1948) (Robertson, chart, 1893a; BA chart 1238, x.1893; [in 63°28'S 56°34'W] 3205, 25.iii.1937; [in 63°36'S 56°22'W] APC, 1955, p.19; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart, 3205, 23.xi.1962; APC, 1977, p.29). Kapp Scrymgeour (HA chart, 1928). Cabo Scrymgeour (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.656; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.255). The cape was resurveyed by FIDS, from "Hope Bay" in 1947 and 1960-62. Mys Skrimdzher (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 34' 00.0" S
- 63.56667°
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Longitude:
56° 27' 00.0" W
- 56.45000°
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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