Name details

Varas, Punta

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 106420

Feature type: Head (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

Fue denominada por la V Expedición Antártica Chilena, por el teniente 1º Armando Varas Espejo, oficial cirujano del transporte "Angamos". Está ubicada en la costa S de puerto Yankee y a 4,2 cables al SE de punta Spit, que es el límite S de la entrada a este puerto, en la costa S de isla Greenwich, de las islas Shetland del Sur.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 32' 18.0" S
- 62.53833°
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Longitude:
59° 48' 00.0" W
- 59.80000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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