Name details

Caution Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108121

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 side of Crane Glacier, Exasperation Inlet, Oscar II Coast, was photographed from the air by Wilkins on 20 December 1928; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947, and so named in reference to Crane Glacier (q.v.) and the need for caution in locating features from the air (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.7). Punta AtenciĆ³n [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Punta Caution, as rejected name (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.1). The point was further surveyed by FIDS from Hope Bay in 1961. Mys Koshen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 16' 00.0" S
- 65.26667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 01' 00.0" W
- 62.01667°
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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