Cape Circoncision

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Coordinates: 54°24′39″S 3°20′48″E / 54.4109°S 3.3467°E / -54.4109; 3.3467

Map of Bouvetøya

Cape Circoncision (Norwegian: Kapp Circoncision) is a peninsula on the north-western edge of subantarctic Bouvetøya. The small peninsula was sighted by the French naval exploration that was led by Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier on 1 January 1739, which day is the Feast of the Circumcision after which it is named. The cape provided the location for the base-camp of the 1928-29 Norwegian expedition.[1]


  1. ^ Susan Barr. "Bouvetøya". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016.

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