SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Cape Reichelderfer (GBR) 69° 22' 00.0" S 62° 43' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 110830 Place ID: 11998

between Cape Hinks and Cape Rymill, E of Bingham Glacier, Wilkins Coast, was photograped from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928 (Wilkins, 1929, Fig. 32, p.369); further photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by USAS in 1940; called in error Cape Rymill (q.v.) (USHO, 1943, photograph facing p.272; USHO chart 2562, 1943 and 1947); resurveyed from the ground by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in January 1948 and named Cape Reichelderfer after Francis Wilton Reichelderfer (1895-1983), Chief, US Weather Bureau, 1938-63, who assisted RARE; pioneer meteorologist in balloons, flying-boats and airships (Ronne, 1949, map p.230; APC, 1955, p.17; DCS 601 sheet 6962, 1955; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979).

Cape Reichelderfer (USA) 69° 22' 00.0" S 62° 43' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 130652 Place ID: 11998

Rounded, mainly ice-covered headland 4 mi E of DeBusk Scarp, lying at the W side of Stefansson Strait on the E coast of Palmer Land. This cape was seen by Sir Hubert Wilkins who explored this coast on his aerial flight of Dec. 20, 1928. It was charted in 1940 by the USAS and erroneously called Cape Rymill at that time. Resighted in 1947 by the RARE under Ronne who named it for Francis W. Reichelderfer, Chief of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

Reichelderfer, cabo (ARG) 69° 22' 00.0" S 62° 43' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 101982 Place ID: 11998

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