Cape Tuxen

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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Place ID: 15105
Name ID: 111693

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 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, [1910], 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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 16' 00.0" S
- 65.26667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 08' 00.0" W
- 64.13333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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