Cape Walden

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Cape Walden is an ice-covered cape at the western end of the Evans Peninsula on Thurston Island.

Discovery and name

The cape was first delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in January 1960, and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names. Cape Walden was named in honor of Arthur T. Walden, dog driver and leader of the Queen Maud Mountains Supporting Party of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1928–30.