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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Evans, Cape (NZL) 77° 38' 00.0" S 166° 24' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 113260 Place ID: 4387

A low promontory on the west coast of Ross Island forming the northern entrance to Erebus Bay. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, which named it the Skuary. The BAE, 1910-13, built its headquarters here, and before doing so, Scott, in 1911, renamed it Cape Evans in honour of his second in command, Lieutenant Edward R G R Evans, RN, later Admiral Lord Mountevans. The cape is the termination of a compartively low peninsula which projects about 1 1/2 miles into McMurdo Sound. The Ross Sea Party of theImperial Trans-Antartic Expedition, 1914-17, also wintered here.

Evans, Cape (RUS) 77° 38' 00.0" S 166° 24' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 117927 Place ID: 4387

Evans, Cape (USA) 77° 38' 00.0" S 166° 24' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 124926 Place ID: 4387

Rocky cape on the W side of Ross Island, forming the N side of the entrance to Erebus Bay. Discovered by the BrNAE (1901-04) under Scott, who named it the Skuary. Scott's second expedition, the BrAE (1910-13), built its headquarters here, renaming the cape for Lt. Edward R.G.R. Evans, RN, second in command of the expedition.

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