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Betbeder, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Betbeder (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
SW point of Andersson Island, off Trinity Peninsula, was probably first sighted by SwAE on 15 January 1902; charted and named Kap Betbeder after Vicealmirante Onofre Betbeder (1860-1914), of the Argentine Navy; first captain of the frigate Presidente Sarmiento; Minister of Marine in 1903 on whose orders the Argentine sloop-of -war was sent to relieve SwAE on Snow Hill Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cabo Betbeder (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.45). Cap Betbeder (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Cape Betbeder (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.5; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14, 1-DOS 1973). Kapp Betbeder (HA chart, 1928). The cape was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47. Punta Castro, so called by AAE after a sailor in Uruguay, 1904-05. (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter C).
No images of this place could be found.