Name details

Barbaro Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107659

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 Ferguson Channel, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE, 10 February 1898, when a landing was made (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); called Punta Leniz by CAE, after Cabo 1° Fogonero [=stoker] Clorindo Leniz Gallejo, of the Chilean cutter Yelcho in 1916 (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.182); surveyed by FIDS from "Danco Island" and photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photography grouped in this area, named Barbaro Point after Daniello Barbaro, Venetian noble who first used a lens and diaphragm in a camera obscura in 1568 (APC, 1960, p.2; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Leniz Point (USBGN, 1965, p.100). Punta Jorobada [=crooked point] (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter J). Punta Barbaro (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 5).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 54' 00.0" S
- 64.90000°
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Longitude:
63° 05' 00.0" W
- 63.08333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
23-Sep-1960

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