Cape Betbeder

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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Place ID: 1284
Name ID: 107788

Feature type: Cape

Origin

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:

Narrative

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 37' 00.0" S
- 63.61667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 41' 00.0" W
- 56.68333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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