Burton Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Burton 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:
NE point of Krogh Island, BiscoeIslands, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; inassociation with the names of pioneers of cold-climate physiology grouped in this area, named after Dr Alan Chadburn Burton (1904-79), English-born Canadian biophysicist, who specialized in problems of cold-weather clothing; Professor of Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont., 1948-70; joint author with O.G. Edholm (Edholm Point, q.v.) of Man in a cold environment (London, 1955) (APC, 1960, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979). Punta Burton (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 9).
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