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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Geddes, Cape (GBR) 60° 41' 00.0" S 44° 34' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 108990 Place ID: 5199

E entrance point of Browns Bay and N point of Ferguslie Peninsula, Laurie Island, was probably sighted by Weddell in 1823; mapped by SNAE in November 1903 and named after [Sir] Patrick Geddes (1854-1932), sometime Professor of Botany, University College, Dundee (St. Andrews University), and of Sociology and Civics, University of Bombay (Bruce and others, chart, [1903b]; Bruce, 1905b, map facing p.322; BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1955, p.10). Kapp Geddes (Sørlle, chart, [1930]). Punta Geddes (Argentina. MM chart 31, 1930; Pierrou, 1970, p.386). The cape was recharted by DI in 1933. Cap Geddes (France. SHM, 1937, p.387). The FIDS station, known as "Base C" or "Cape Geddes", was established on the cape, 22 January 1946, and occupied until 17 March 1947, when it was permanently closed, following the establishment of Signy (q.v.). Cabo Geddes (Argentina. CNA, 1947, map p.54).

Geddes, Cape (USA) 60° 42' 00.0" S 44° 35' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 125593 Place ID: 5199

Cape which forms the N end of Ferguslie Peninsula on the N coast of Laurie Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Charted in 1903 by the ScotNAE under Bruce, who named it for Prof. P. (later Sir Patrick) Geddes, noted Scottish biologist and sociologist.

Geddes, punta (ARG) 60° 42' 00.0" S 44° 35' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 134033 Place ID: 5199

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