Cape Broms

Broms, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cape Broms  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 1892
Name ID: 107970

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 James Ross Island, was mapped by SwAE in October 1903 and named Kap Broms after Konsul C.E.Broms, of Stockholm, who contributed to the cost of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cabo Brom [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Cape Broms (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.6; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Cabo Broms (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.217; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.56). Cap Broms (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Kapp Broms (HA chart, 1928). The cape was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1952-55.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 19' 15.0" S
- 64.32083°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 18' 30.0" W
- 58.30833°
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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