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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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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:
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).
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