Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/12637
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishSterneck, CapeSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
FrenchCap von SterneckSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
SpanishSterneck, caboSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
DutchKaap Von SterneckBeeckman, N. (1988). Belgica: de eerste overwintering in Antarctica 1897-1899 = Belgica: le premier hivernage premier hivernage dans l'Antarctique 1897-1899. North Sea Society: Antwerpen. 77 pp. (look up in IMIS)   
EnglishHerschel, CapeSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
PlaceType Cape 
Latitude 64° 4' 0" S (-64.0666667°)  
Longitude 61° 2' 0" W (-61.0333333°)  
Source SCAR Composite Gazetteer, available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/scar/
Notes Belgica information: A bold, black cliff on a projecting point of land forming the N side of the entrance to Hughes Bay, on the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. In 1898, the BelgAE under Lt. Adrien de Gerlache explored this area and named this cape for the German geophysicist whose apparatus was used on the expedition (http://www.mapplanet.com/?do=loc&country=_A&adm1=08&loc=20011754).    
Belgica information: A bold, black cliff on a projecting point of land forming the north side of the entrance to Hughes Bay, on the west coast of Antarctic Peninsula. In 1898, the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Lt. Adrien de Gerlache explored this area and named this cape for the German geophysicist Robert Von Sterneck, Professor in Wien under whose guidance Danco was trained and whose instruments were used on the expedition.    
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