Name details

Alvarez, punta

Alvarez, punta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Alvarez, punta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Nomenclador Antártico Argentino Id 100064

Feature type: Head (8)

Origin

This name originates from Argentina. It is part of the Nomenclador Antártico Argentino and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Es el extre-mo SW de bahía Leroux, en canal Grandidier, costa W de la península Antártica. El nombre recuerda al Coronel Ignacio Alvarez Thomas, patriota de la Independencia Argentina, nacido en Arequipa (Perú), el 15 de febrero de 1787 y fallecido en Buenos Aires el 19 de junio de 1857. El topónimo fue aprobado por el C.C.G. en 1978 y publicado en TSAA2. SHN carta H-715.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 38' 00.0" S
- 65.63333°
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Longitude:
64° 29' 00.0" W
- 64.48333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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