Lions Rump

Lions Rump (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lions Rump  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 8494
Name ID: 109849

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 entrance point of King George Bay, King George Island, was called Martins Head (q.v.) in error by DI (Herdman, 1932, chart 6); charted by DI in January 1937, when astronomical observations were obtained at the point; named descriptively Cape Lion's Rump (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; BA, 1948, p.151) or Lions Rump (Hill, 1937; APC, 1960, p.5; Hawkes, 1961, map p.3; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Cape Lions Rump (BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.14). Cabo Lions Rump (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Cabo Lion's Rump (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). Cabo Anca de León [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.332; Pierrou, 1970, p.164; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.26). Cap Lion's Rump (France. SHM, 1954, p.45).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 08' 01.8" S
- 62.13383°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 07' 25.6" W
- 58.12378°
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:
20-Sep-1955

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