Chaucheprat Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Chaucheprat 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:
NE point of Jonassen Island, off Trinity Peninsula, was sighted by FAE, 1837-40, in February 1838 from the N entrance of Antarctic Sound (q.v.), and named Cap Chaucheprat after M. Chaucheprat, Private Secretary to Vice-Amiral Claude de Rosamel (Rosamel Island, q.v.) (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; 1841, p.lxvi; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl. 8); surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1946-47. Chaucheprat Point (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14, 1-DOS 1973). Cabo Rodrïguez, so called by AAE after the boatswain in Uruguay in 1904 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter R).
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