Cape Fairweather

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

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

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Place ID: 4433
Name ID: 108747

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

dividing Nordenskjöld Coast from Oscar II Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1947 and named after Capt. Alexander Fairweather, Master of Balµna, one of the barques of DWE (Balµna Valley, q.v.) (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3570, 27.ix.1957). Cabo Fairweather (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.324; Pierrou, 1970, p.356; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.121). Cabo Sinclair (Argentina. MM chart 121, 1954). Cap Fairweather (France. SHM, 1954, p.412). The cape was further surveyed by FIDS in 1955. Cabo Buen Tiempo [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957). Buen Tiempo (Merritt, 1959, p.436). Mys Ferveter (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Mys Ferueter (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 02' 00.0" S
- 65.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 04' 00.0" W
- 61.06667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
22-Jan-1951

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