Day, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Day (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 cape on Scott Coast, Victoria Land, 5.7km south of Cape Cornely, at the southern portal of the Mawson Glacier, where it becomes the Nordenskjöld Ice Tongue.
First charted by the British Antarctic Expedition (Nimrod expedition, BAE), 1907-09, which named this cape for Bernard C Day, electrician and motor expert with the expedition. Day was in charge of the Antarctic's first motor car with Shackleton's party and later had charge of three motor sledges with the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova expedition, BrAE) 1910-13.
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