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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Cape Walcott (RUS) 69° 05' 00.0" S 63° 20' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 121289 Place ID: 15662

Cape Walcott (GBR) 69° 05' 00.0" S 63° 19' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 111807 Place ID: 15662

S entrance point of Casey Inlet, Wilkins Coast, was photographed from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928, and named after Frederic Collin Walcott (1869-1949), US Senator and a member of Council of the AGS ([in c.70°05'S 64°20'W] Wilkins, 1929, p.367, Fig.30, p.368 and map facing p.374; BA chart 3175, 7.vii.1933; [first shown in correct relative position] Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444; [in 69°02'S 63°15'W] USBGN, 1947, p.246; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1955, p.22; DCS 601 sheet 69 62, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 69 62, 1963); surveyed from the ground by USAS in 1940 and resurveyed by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in November 1947. Cabo Walcott (Chile. DNH chart I, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.722; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.297). Mys Uolkott (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Cape Walcott (USA) 69° 05' 00.0" S 63° 19' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 133368 Place ID: 15662

Bold, ice-covered headland rising to 625 m, forming the seaward extremity of Scripps Heights on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by Sir Hubert Wilkins in 1928 and named by him for Frederic C. Walcott of the Council of the American Geographical Society.

Walcott, cabo (ARG) 69° 05' 00.0" S 63° 19' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 102440 Place ID: 15662

Walcott, Cabo (CHL) 69° 05' 00.0" S 63° 18' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 106458 Place ID: 15662

Descubierto por Sir Hubert Wilkins en el año 1928, quien le dio el nombre de por Frederic C. Walcott, del Consejo de la Sociedad Geográfica Americana. Promontorio liso, cubierto de hielo de unos 650 mts. de elevación, en la costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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