Cape Freeman (Balleny Islands)

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Cape Freeman (67°20′S 164°35′E / 67.333°S 164.583°E / -67.333; 164.583Coordinates: 67°20′S 164°35′E / 67.333°S 164.583°E / -67.333; 164.583) is a cape forming the north end of Sturge Island in the Balleny Islands. It was named for H. Freeman, commander of the cutter Sabrina, which sailed with the schooner Eliza Scott, resulting in the discovery of the Balleny Islands in 1839.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Freeman, Cape". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  2. ^ Alberts, Fred G., ed. (June 1995). Geographic Names of the Antarctic (PDF) (second ed.). United States Board on Geographic Names. p. 259. Retrieved 2012-04-05. 

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