Cape Mascart

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Cape Mascart (66°38′S 67°41′W / 66.633°S 67.683°W / -66.633; -67.683Coordinates: 66°38′S 67°41′W / 66.633°S 67.683°W / -66.633; -67.683) is a cape forming the northern extremity of Adelaide Island, Antarctica. It was discovered by the Third French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, and named by him for French physicist Éleuthère Mascart, director of the Bureau Central Météorologique.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Cape Mascart" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).