Bachstrom Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bachstrom Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
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:
NE side of Beascochea Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point" in 1957; in association with the names of pioneers of vitamin research in this area, named after Johann Friedrich Bachstrom (1686-1742), Dutch physician and author of Observationes circa scorbutum; ejusque indolem, causas, signa et curam (Leyden, 1734), which recognized scurvy as a nutritional disease and prescribed the necessary measures for its prevention and cure (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Backstrom [sic] Point (BA, 1974, p.195). Punta Bachstrom (Argentina. AA, 1991, p.5.)
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