Name details

Delusion Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108472

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

head of Exasperation Inlet, Oscar II Coast, marking S side of terminus of Crane Glacier (q.v.), was photographed from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947-48 and so named in association with the glacier, which had been incorrectly located and wrongly described as a channel cutting through Graham Land (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 3570, 10.ii.1967). Cabo Desilusión (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.325). Punta Delusión (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.98). Punta Desllusión [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3762, 1958). The point was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61. Mys Del'yuzhen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Cabo Desengaño [translation of English name], as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.98).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 23' 00.0" S
- 65.38333°
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Longitude:
62° 00' 00.0" W
- 62.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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