Spencer-Smith, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Spencer-Smith (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.
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The northernmost cape of White Island, in the Ross Archipelago. Named by the NZGSAE (1958-59) for the Rev. Arnold P. Spencer-Smith, chaplain with the Ross Sea Party of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17), who died on March 9, 1916, on the return journey after laying the depots to Mount Hope for Shackleton's party. He had suffered from scurvy and had been carried for 40 days on a sledge by his companions prior to his death.
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