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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Cape Hinks (GBR) 69° 10' 00.0" S 63° 10' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 109322 Place ID: 6399

NW entrance point of Stefansson Sound, Wilkins Coast, was photographed from the air on 20 December 1928 by Wilkins who appears to have regarded it as part of his Finley Islands (Finley Heights, q.v.) (Wilkins, 1929, Fig.30, p.368); further photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 21 November 1935 (Joerg, 1937, Fig.8, p.437); following comparison of Wilkins' and Ellsworth's photographs, shown as NE extremity of Joerg's Finley Peninsula (Finley Heights, q.v.) in c. 69°25'S 62°30'W (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); further photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by USAS in 1940 (USHO, 1943, photograph facing p.272); called Cape Cross, probably after Dr Allan S. Cross (Mount Cross, q.v.) and shown in 69°12'S 63°07'W (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Cabo Cross (Chile. DNH chart I, 1947). The name Cape Hinks was later applied to the whole E side of Finley Heights, after Arthur Robert Hinks (1873-1945), British astromomer and geographer; Secretary of the RGS, 1915-45, "who undertook in his published studies to reconcile the explorations of Wilkins, Ellsworth, Rymill, and the United States Antarctic Service expedition in the general area of Stefansson Strait [Stefansson Sound]" (USBGN, 1947, p.179). Following resurvey by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in November 1947, the name Cape Hinks was restricted to the feature defined above (BA chart 3175, 12.xi.1954; APC, 1955, p.12; DCS 601 sheet 69 62, 1955; USBGN, 1956, p.159; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979). Cabo Hinks (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.327; Pierrou, 1970, p.427; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.153). Cape (Cross) Hinks (USHO, 1960, p.336). Mys Khinks (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Cape Hinks (USA) 69° 10' 00.0" S 63° 10' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 126540 Place ID: 6399

Bold headland surmounted by a high ice-covered dome, marking the N extremity of Finley Heights on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928. Later photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, and by the USAS in 1940. Named by the US-SCAN for Arthur R. Hinks, Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, 1915-45, who undertook in his published studies to reconcile the explorations of Wilkins, Ellsworth, Rymill and the USAS in this general area.

Hinks, cabo (ARG) 69° 10' 00.0" S 63° 10' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 101152 Place ID: 6399

Hinks, Cabo (CHL) 69° 09' 00.0" S 63° 15' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 105691 Place ID: 6399

Fue descubierto y aerofotografiado por Sir Hubert Wilkins durante un vuelo que se realizó el 20 de diciembre de 1928. Posteriormente, fue aerofotografiado por Lincoln Ellsworth en el año 1935 y por el Servicio Antártico de los EE.UU. en 1940. El nombre fue puesto por el Comité de Nombres Antárticos en los EE.UU., para honrar a Arthur R. Hinks, Secretario de la Real Sociedad Geográfica, 1915-1945. En algunas cartas antiguas figuró como cabo Cross. Notable acantilado de piedra oscura de 223 metros de altura, situado a unas 18 millas al S de cabo Keeler, costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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