Worsley, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Worsley (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:
SW of Fothergill Point, Nordenskjöld Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1947; in association with Mount Wild (q.v.), named after Cdr Frank Arthur Worsley, RNR (1872-1943), British polar explorer of New Zealand birth; Master of Endurance on BITAE and of Quest on the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-22; Joint Leader of an expedition to Franz Josef Land, 1925 (APC, 1955, p.22; BA, 1961, p.146; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Worsley Cape (BA chart 3175, 12.xi.1954). Cabo Worsley (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.730; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.304). The cape was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1961. Cabo Ruth, as rejected name (Ruth Ridge, q.v.) (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.304). [Mount Worsley, South Georgia, is also named after Cdr F. A. Worsley (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.97).]
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