Name details

Conesa Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108278

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

S entrance point of Leith Cove, Paradise Harbour (q.v.), Danco Coast, was called Punta María Pilar by CAE, 1949-50, probably after a relative of a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.194). Punta Nelly (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.254). Nelly Point (USHO, 1956, p.23). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-58. Punta Conesa, after Gen. Emilio Conesa (1824-82), Argentine soldier and administrator (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.258). Punta María del Pilar (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.149). Conesa Point (APC, 1980, p.3; BA chart 3566, 14.x.1988)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 52' 00.0" S
- 64.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 51' 00.0" W
- 62.85000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
7-Feb-1978

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