Name details

Metchnikoff, Punta

Metchnikoff, Punta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Metchnikoff, Punta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105934

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Fue denominada por la expedición Antártica Francesa de los años 1903-1905, del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, en honor de Elías Metchnikoff (1845- 1946); hombre de ciencia ruso, que fuera uno de los principales colaboradores de Luis Pasteur. Punta que limita la bahía Guyou por el N, al mismo tiempo que forma el extremo NW de la isla Brabante, archipiélago de Palmer. La punta es baja y está completamente cubierta de nieve.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 04' 00.0" S
- 64.06667°
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Longitude:
62° 35' 00.0" W
- 62.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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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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