De la Motte, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape De la Motte (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:
A prominent cape separating Watt and Buchanan Bays. Just southward the continental ice surface rises 520 m at Mount Hunt. Charted by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for C.P. de la Motte, third officer on the expedition ship this cape is "Point Case," which the USEE (1838-42) under Lt. Charles Wilkes saw from what was called "Disappointment Bay" on Jan. 23, 1840.
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