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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Danger, Cape (GBR) 62° 26' 38.5" S 60° 22' 15.3" W Cape
Name ID: 108422 Place ID: 3312

N point of Desolation Island, off Livingston Island, was charted by DI in 1934-35 and probably named at that time, in reference to rocks NW of the cape (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA, 1942, p.43; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Cabo Danger (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Cabo Peligro [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart ALFA, 1954). Cabo Peligroso (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.220; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.222; Pierrou, 1970, p.581).

Danger, Cape (USA) 62° 27' 00.0" S 60° 23' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 124085 Place ID: 3312

Cape which forms the NW extremity of Desolation Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted in 1935 by DI personnel on the Discovery II. So named because a group of sunken rocks extends about 0.4 mi N from the cape.

Peligroso, cabo (ARG) 62° 27' 00.0" S 60° 10' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 101814 Place ID: 3312

Peligroso, Cabo (CHL) 62° 28' 00.0" S 60° 21' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 106069 Place ID: 3312

Su nombre lo debe a un grupo de rocas sumergidas que se extienden a unos 4 cables al NW del cabo. Fue cartografiado por la Expedición Británica del Discovery en 1935. Situado en el extremo NW de la isla Desolación en las islas Shetland del Sur.

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