Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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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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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:
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).
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