Name details

d'Ursel Point

d'Ursel Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

d'Ursel Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108398

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

SW entrance point of Buls Bay, Brabant Island, was charted by BeAE, 30 January-5 February 1898, from a camp on the point, now commemorated by a plaque at Metchnikoff Point (q.v.); named Cap d'Ursel after Comte Hippolyte d'Ursel, a member of the Société Royale Belge de Géographie and a supporter of the expedition (Lecointe, 1900a, map facing p.132). Cape d'Ursel (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; [in 64°21'S 62°08'W] BA chart 3205, 1942; APC, 1955, p.9). Capo d'Ursel (Gerlache, 1902a). Cap Ursel (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Cabo d'Ursel (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.329; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.108). Cabo D'Urset [sic] (Argentina. MM chart OOa, 1954). The cape was recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. d'Ursel Point (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).

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Location

Latitude:
64° 25' 00.0" S
- 64.41667°
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Longitude:
62° 19' 00.0" W
- 62.31667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

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