Name details

Angot Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107528

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

S point of Hoseason Island, Palmer Archipelago, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pointe Angot after Charles-Alfred Angot (1848-1924), French physician and meteorologist; Vice-President of the Bureau Central Méteorologique, Paris, 1908-14, and member of the Commission appointed by the Ministre de la Marine to publish the scientific results of FAE, 1903-05 (Charcot, 1906b, p.ii, 69). Angot Point (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; 3205, ii.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.4). i Cabo Barrow, in error (Cape Barrow, q.v.) (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Cap Barrow, in error (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.55). Barrow Point, in error (BA, 1916, view facing p.402). Algot [sic] P. (HA chart, 1928). Punta Angot (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.167; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.29. The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Cape Barrow, in error (USHO, 1960, p.351, 4th view.)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 49' 00.0" S
- 63.81667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 41' 00.0" W
- 61.68333°
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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