Cape Well-met

Well-met, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cape Well-met  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 15873
Name ID: 111879

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

N point of Vega Island on Prince Gustav Channel, was mapped by SwAE in October 1903 and called Kap Dreyfuss, probably after a supporter of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, p.250); later named Vorgebirge der Guten Begegnung [=cape of the good meeting] to commemorate the reunion at this cape of an SwAE relief part under J.G. Andersson with the winter party from Snow Hill Island under N.O.G. Nordenskjöld after 20 months of enforced separation, 12 October 1903 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, p.250). Mötesudden [=meeting cape] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Cape Dreyfus (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.310, 490). Cape Well Met (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.490; BA, 1930, p.78). Cabo Well(-)Met (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.300). Cap Well-Met (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Cape Well-met (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.22; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). The cape was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945. Cabo Visible [=conspicuous cape] (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.718). The cape was further surveyed by FIDS, 1960-61. Cabo Feliz Encuentro [=cape happy encounter] (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1963). Cabo Lynch, in error (Keltie Head, q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 47' 20.0" S
- 63.78889°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 20' 19.0" W
- 57.33861°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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