Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Tuxen, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Tuxen (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 Waddington Bay, Grandidier channel, Graham Coast, was charted by BeAE, 12 February 1898, and named Cap Tuxen probably after a supporter of the expedition (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132; Charcot, 1910, map facing p.370; Bongrain, 1914, vue 18 following p.60). Cape Tuxen (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; Cook, 1900, map facing p.xx and photograph facing p.169; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Cabo Tuxen (Gourdon, , p.129; Pierrou, 1970, p.699; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.286). Cerro Tuxen (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286a). The cape was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Kaap Tuxen (Knapp, 1958, p.587).
No images of this place could be found.