Benedict Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Benedict 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:
E coast of Lavoisier Island, Biscoe Islands, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of coldclimate physiology grouped in this area, named after Francis Gano Benedict (1870-1957), American physiologist, who with W.O. Atwater (Atwater Hill, q.v.) perfected the technique for calorimetric measurement of metabolism (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Punta Benedict (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).
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