Bell Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bell 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:
NW coast of King George Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and named descriptively Rocky Point (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.5). Punta Rocky (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Punta Rocoso (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, the feature was renamed Bell Point after Dennis Ronald Bell (1934-59), FIDS meteorological assistant, "Admiralty Bay", 1958-59, who lost his life in a crevasse accident on Stenhouse Glacier, 26 July 1959 (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). The feature was reported by PAE as an island, following glacial recession. Bell Island (Birkenmajer, 1982c, p.1984, map Fig. 5, p.168). Wyspa Bella (Birkenmajer, 1984, p.163). Punta Bell (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).
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