Cummings Cove

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Cummings Cove (60°44′S 45°41′W / 60.733°S 45.683°W / -60.733; -45.683Coordinates: 60°44′S 45°41′W / 60.733°S 45.683°W / -60.733; -45.683) is a cove between Jebsen Point and Porteous Point on the west side of Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands. It was roughly surveyed by Discovery Investigations personnel in 1933, and resurveyed in 1947 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for E.T. Cummings of the FIDS, a radio operator at Cape Geddes in 1946 and at Deception Island in 1947.

The U.K. Cummings scientific hut is located at Cummings Cove at 60°43′45″S 45°39′50″W / 60.72917°S 45.66389°W / -60.72917; -45.66389. It is visited regularly by British Antarctic Survey personnel from Signy Station. It has accommodations for 2 people, with food and fuel for 2 person-months.[1]

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