Crabeater Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Crabeater 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:
at head of Bowman Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE in December 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; so named from its resemblance to a recumbent crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophagus) when seen from the air (APC, 1962, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963). Punta Pacheco, presumably referring to this feature after Cabo 1° Federico Nicolás Pacheco, of the Argentine Air Force, who died on active service (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter P).
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