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 Colbeck (NZL) 77° 07' 00.0" S 157° 54' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 113022 Place ID: 2819

The western cape of King Edward VII Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, at the end of January 1902. Named by Scott for Lieutenant (later Captain) William Colbeck, RNR, who had been a member of the BAE, 1898-1900. With Borchgrevink, Colbeck went on skis to 78°51' S, the farthest south reached at that time. Later, in 1903 and 1904, he commanded the relief ship Morning sent to replenish the NAE, 1901-04.

Cape Colbeck (RUS) 77° 05' 00.0" S 158° 25' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 117502 Place ID: 2819

Cape Colbeck (USA) 77° 07' 00.0" S 158° 01' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 123677 Place ID: 2819

Prominent ice-covered cape which forms the NW extremity of Edward VII Peninsula and Marie Byrd Land. Discovered in January 1902 by the BrNAE and named for Lt. William Colbeck, RNR, who commanded Scott's relief ship, the Morning.

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