Name details

Camp Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108066

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

S entrance point of Square Bay, Fallières Coast, was mapped by BGLE in 1936-37 and named from the survey camp established there (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954). Punta Campamento [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.233; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.64). The point was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948-49. Punta Camp (Argentina. MM chart 109, 1949). Isla Campamento, probably referring to this feature, and Isla Camp, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.331). Mys Kamp (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 58' 00.0" S
- 67.96667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 19' 00.0" W
- 67.31667°
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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:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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