Cape Renard

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

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

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Place ID: 12036
Name ID: 110839

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 Danco Coast from Graham Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 9-12 February 1898, and named Cap Renard after L'Abbé Prof. Alphonse Renard (1842-1903), Belgian mineralogist of the University of Ghent, a member of the Belgian Royal Academy and of the Belgica Commission (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132; BA, 1916, p.406). Cape Renard (Cook, 1900, map p.xx and photograph facing p.154; BA chart 3205, 1945; APC, 1955, p.18; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Cape Reynard [sic] (Cook, 1900, p.147). The Needles, together with False Cape Renard (q.v.) (Arçtowski, 1901a, photographs p. 176-77). Capo Renard (Gerlache, 1902a). Kap Renard (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cabo Renard (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.621; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.240). Mount Renard, referring to the summit of the cape at 745m ([Hunt], chart, [1952]). Cap Renad [sic] (France. SHM, 1954, p.48). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE and recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1956-57. Kaap Renard (Knapp, 1958, p.584).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 01' 00.0" S
- 65.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 46' 00.0" W
- 63.76667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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