Name details

Boy Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107902

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

E of Cinder Spur (q.v), King George Island, was named by PAE after Dr W adys aw Boy-Zelenski (1874-1941), Polish writer and a founder of the literary cabaret Zielony Balonik (Zielony Balonik Cove, q.v.) (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.71 and map Fig.6, p.74; APC 1986, p.3). PrzylaYdek Boy'a (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.71).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 09' 50.0" S
- 62.16389°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 10' 16.1" W
- 58.17114°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Apr-1984

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