Tapsell Foreland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tapsell Foreland (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Head (2h)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
A broad, mostly snow-covered foreland jutting into the sea between Yule Bay and Smith Inlet, northern Victoria Land. Much of the central portion of this feature rises above 800 m The name Tapsell, applied by NZ-APC in 1969, is the surname of the Master of the barque Brisk, one of the whaling vessels based on Enderby Settlement at Port Ross, Auckland Islands, 1849-52. In an exploratory voyage in Feb. 1850, Tapsell sailed S to the Belleny Islands and then W along the parallel of 67S as far as 143E. Despite the high latitude, no land was sighted.
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