Name details

Charles Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108161

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 entrance point of Brialmont Cove, Danco Coast, was charted by James Hoseason, First Mate in the sealer Sprightly, in 1824 and named Cape Charles (Powell, chart, 1828; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839), but the name was subsequently misapplied to other features in the area. Cabo Carlos (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Kapp Charles (HA chart, 1928). Cabo Marinero Paredes, so called by CAE, 1947, after Marinero Luis S. Paredes Uribe, of the Chilean Navy, who wintered at "Arturo Prat Station", Greenwich Island, in 1947 (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Cape von Sterneck (Sterneck Island, q.v.), as rejected name (USBGN, 1947, p.145). Cabo Spring, in error for Spring Point (q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1955). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Cabo Charles, Cabo Clark, as rejected names (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.2). Charles Point (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Punta Charles (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.73). Cabo Sterneck, Punta Paredes, as rejected names (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.73).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 14' 00.0" S
- 64.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 00' 00.0" W
- 61.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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