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Wiman, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Wiman (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:
NE point of Seymour Island (q.v.), was surveyed by SwAE in 1902-03 and resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946; named after Carl Johan Josef Wiman (1867-1944), Professor of Palaeontology, University of Uppsala, Sweden, 1911-33, who worked on fossils collected from the island by SwAE (APC, 1958, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 6456, 1961). Cabo Gorroghátegui, so called by AAE after José Gorrochátegui, medical officer in the Argentine sloop-of-war Uruguay (Uruguay Cove, q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.124; Pierrou, 1970, p.396). Cabo Gorrochátegul [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3762, 1958). Cape Gorrochátegui (USHO, 1963, p.328). Cape Wiaman (Zinsmeister, 984, p.2)
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