Cape Gage

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Cape Gage (64°10′S 57°5′W / 64.167°S 57.083°W / -64.167; -57.083Coordinates: 64°10′S 57°5′W / 64.167°S 57.083°W / -64.167; -57.083) is a rocky promontory forming the eastern extremity of James Ross Island and the west side of the north entrance to Admiralty Sound. It was discovered by a British expedition, 1839–43, under James Clark Ross, who named it for Vice Admiral William Hall Gage, a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty.[1]

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