Name StatusOfficial ValidatedFeatureCapeNZ Gazette Reference2012 (53) p.1477DatumRSRGD2000GeoTag PositionDescriptionA prominent cape of black basalt which is in visual contrast to the rest of the snow-covered coast, forming the N tip of Adare Peninsula. The cape marks the NE extremity of Victoria Land and the W side of the entrance to the Ross Sea. Discovered in Jan. 1841 by Capt. James Ross, RN, who named it for his friend Viscount Adare, M.P. for Glamorganshire.