Cape Carysfort

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Cape Carysfort is a headland in the north east of East Falkland between Macbride Head and Volunteer Point. Lochhead Pond is behind it. In 1921 it was the site of the shipwreck of SS Guvernøren, a whale oil tanker which, under its former name SS Imo, had been involved in the massive 1917 explosion that caused severe damage to Halifax Harbour in Nova Scotia.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Falkland Stamps!" (PDF). Falklands Philatelic Bureau. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Imo". Ships of the Halifax Explosion. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. 18 Feb 2009. Archived from the original on 24 April 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 

Coordinates: 51°24′50″S 57°51′14″W / 51.4138°S 57.8540°W / -51.4138; -57.8540