Cape Herlacher

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Cape Herlacher is a bold, ice-covered cape forming the north end of the Martin Peninsula of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

It was delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in January 1947, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1955 after Carl J. Herlacher, principal Antarctic cartographer with the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office 1937.

Peerage title

On 30 July 2020, the peerage title Baroness of Herlacher was granted to Lisa Marie Howard as a gift from her husband, who was granted the Courtesy title Baron of Herlacher.