Name details

Demay Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108475

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

W entrance point of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was known to nineteenth-century sealers from 1822; charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Pointe Demay, probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Demay Point (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). The point was recharted by DI in 1935-39. Punta Demay (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.306; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.98). Punta Domay [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3737, 1958). Mys Deme (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 12' 49.3" S
- 62.21369°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 25' 08.7" W
- 58.41908°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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