Name details

Ash Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107576

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

SE entrance point of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was charted and named descriptively by DI in 1934-35 (Nelson and others, chart 1935b; BA 1942, p.42; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.4). Punta Ash (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, p.70). Punta Bascopé, applied by CAE, 1947, which surveyed the area, after Tte 1° Juan Bascopé Guzmán, meteorologist of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.41). Punta Ceniza [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.213; Pierrou, 1970, p.245). Pointe Ash (France. SHM, 1954, p.46). Punta Teniente Bascopé (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). Bascopé Point (Fuenzalida, 1964, p.48, map Fig. 1). Punta Cenizas (Araya and Hervé, 1966, p.42). Bascopé Peninsula (Araya and Hervé, 1972, p.111).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 05.9" S
- 62.46831°
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Longitude:
59° 39' 18.4" W
- 59.65511°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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