Choyce Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Choyce 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:
N entrance point of Seligman Inlet, Bowman Coast, following surveys by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1946-47, was named Cape Choyce after Lieut. Michael Anthony Choyce, RNVR, FIDS Base Leader and meteorologist, "Cape Geddes", 1946, and meteorologist "Hope Bay", 1946-47 (APC, 1955, p.7; DOS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Cabo Choyce (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.288; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.76). Mys Choys (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Cape Church (q.v.), in error (AGS map, 1970). Following resurvey by BAS from "Stonington Island" in 1963-64, the feature was renamed Williamson Point after W. Williamson (Williamson Bluff, q.v.) and the name Choyce Point was incorrectly applied to the point in the vicinity of Tent Nunatak (q.v.) (APC, 1975, p.5). The name Williamson Point was later rejected and the name Choyce Point was re-positioned to refer to the present feature (BA, 1976, p.4; APC, 1977, p.8).
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