Name details

Catharina Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108116

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

N point of Robert Island, was called Punta Varoli by CAE, 1949-50 (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.290); photographed from the air by FIDASE in December 1956; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the American sealing ship Catharina (Capt. J. Henfield, Henfield Rock, q.v.) from Stonington, Conn., which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21, operating from nearby Clothier Harbour (APC, 1962, p.8; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 19' 41.3" S
- 62.32814°
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Longitude:
59° 37' 13.9" W
- 59.62053°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
31-Aug-1962

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