Damoy Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Damoy 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:
NW entrance point of Port Lockroy, Wiencke Island, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898; further charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pointe Damoy after M. Damoy, Paris dealer who provisioned many expeditions (Charcot, 1906b, p.472; 1912, Pl. 1). Damoy Pynten (HA chart, 1927). The point was further charted by DI in 1927. Damoy Point (BA chart, 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.8; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). The point was resurveyed by FIDS, 1944-45. Punta Damoy (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.292; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.91). Demoy [sic] Point (USOO chart 6650, 1967). "Damoy", referring to the snow runway and refuge on Dorian Bay (q.v.) used in staging BAS aircraft since 1975 (BAS, 1977b, p.7).
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