Bernacchi, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Bernacchi (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape (8)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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A low rocky promontory formingthe northern entrance point to New Harbour on the east coast of Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, and named for Louis C Bernachhi, physicist with the expedition. Bernacchi was a Tasmanian scientist who trained in Melbourne as a meteorologist, accompanied Borchgrevink's 1899-1900 expedition to Cape Adare, and was one of the party who spent the winter of 1899 there. After being magnetologist at Melbourne University for two years he returned to the Antarctic in charge of Scott's magnetic survey section in 1902.
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