Chapman Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Chapman 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:
SE entrance point of Scar Inlet, Oscar II Coast, following survey by FIDS from Hope Bay in 1961, was named after Sydney Chapman (1888-1970), Professor of Natural Philosophy, Oxford University, 1946-53; joint initiator with L.V. Berkner (Berkner Island, q.v.) of IGY; President, Commission for the IGY, 1958-59; Advisory Scientific Director, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, 1951-70 (APC, 1964, p.3; Soviet Union. GUGK map 221, 1973).
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