Cape Danger

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

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

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Place ID: 3312
Name ID: 108422

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

N point of Desolation Island, off Livingston Island, was charted by DI in 1934-35 and probably named at that time, in reference to rocks NW of the cape (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA, 1942, p.43; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Cabo Danger (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Cabo Peligro [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart ALFA, 1954). Cabo Peligroso (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.220; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.222; Pierrou, 1970, p.581).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 26' 38.5" S
- 62.44403°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 22' 15.3" W
- 60.37092°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
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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