Name details

Andrews Point

Andrews Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Andrews Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107524

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

N point of Parker Peninsula, Anvers Island, was charted by DI in 1927 and named probably after Andrew Nicol Porteous (decd), Second Engineer, Discovery, 1925-27, and Discovery II, 1929-37; Chief Engineer, Discovery II, 1937-39 (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.4). Punta Andrés (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947). Punta Andrews (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.166; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.28). [Andrews Rocks, South Georgia, are also named after A.N. Porteous (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.17).]

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 31' 00.0" S
- 64.51667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 55' 00.0" W
- 62.91667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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