Curie Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Curie 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.
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NE point of Doumer Island, off Anvers Island, was mapped by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pointe P. Curie after Pierre Curie (1859-1906), French physicist; Professor, Faculty of Sciences, Sorbonne, 1900-06; Nobel Laureate in physics, 1903 (Charcot, 1906b, p.471). Pointe Curie (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.60. Point Curie (USHO, 1943, p.133). Curie Point, following resurvey by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944 (APC, 1955, p.8). Punta Curie (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.278; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.89).
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