Agassiz, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Agassiz (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape (8)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The E tip of Hollick-Kenyon Peninsula, a narrow ice-drowned spur extending E from the main mountain axis of Antarctic Peninsula between Mobiloil and Revelle Inlets. The cape is the E end of a line from Cape Jeremy dividing Graham and Palmer Lands. Discovered in December 1940 by the USAS who named it for W.L.G. Joerg, a geographer and polar specialist. At his request it was named by the US-SCAN for Louis Agassiz, an internationally famous American naturalist and geologist of Swiss origin, who first propounded the theory of continental glaciation (Etudes sur les Glaciers, Neuchatel, 1840).
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