Timblón, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Timblón (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 Snow Island (q.v.), was known to nineteenth-century sealers; called in error Cabo Hooker (Cape Hooker, q.v.) (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map); later named Cape Timblón probably after Capt. Carlos Timblón (or Tidblon), Master of the Argentine sealing ship San Juán Nepomuceno, from Buenos Aires, the first ship known to have taken fur seals in the South Shetland Islands, 1819-20 (USHO, 1943, p.101; APC, 1962, p.31; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Cabo Timblón (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Presidente Head, in error (President Head, q.v.) (Hernández P. and Azcárate M., 1971, p.21).
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