Mawson, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Mawson (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:
Low, ice-covered cape forming the SE extremity of Charcot Island. First seen from the air and roughly charted by Sir Hubert Wilkins on Dec. 29, 1929, in a flight made around the island. Named by Wilkins for Sir Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer and leader of the AAE, 1911-14, and the BANZARE, 1929-31. Remapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump in 1947 by Searle of the FIDS in 1960.
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