Irizar, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Irizar (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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A bold rocky headland of red granite, about 180m high, forming the northern extremity of Lamplugh Island in Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, on 18 January 1902. Scott named this feature for Captain Irizar, commander of the Argentine gunboat Uruguay, who rescued the members of Dr Otto Nordenskjold's Swedish Antarctic Expedition in 1902, in the Weddell Sea area, after the Antarctic was crushed in the ice and sank.
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