Name details

Brabazon Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107913

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 entrance point of Salvesen Cove, Hughes Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point" in 1957-58; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara (1884-1964), first British subject to fly an aeroplane in the British Isles, April 1909, and holder of No. 1 Certificate, Royal Aero Club; in charge of the Royal Flying Corps Photographic Section and responsible for the development of air photography in that section in the First World War; Minister of Transport, 1940-41, and of Aircraft Production, 1941-42 (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Cabo Altamirano, so called afetr a sailor who was lost with the Argentine patrol ship Fournier in Estrecho de Magellanes in 1948 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter A). Punta Brabazón (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 8)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 23' 00.0" S
- 64.38333°
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Longitude:
61° 16' 00.0" W
- 61.26667°
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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 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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