Duff Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Duff 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 point of Greenwich Island, was known to the early sealers; called in error Sheriff's Cape (Cape Shirreff, q.v.) ([Sherratt], 1821, map facing col. 1215-16); following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, named Duff Point after Capt. (later Vice-Adm.) Norwich Duff, RN (?1793-1862), under whom Weddell served in HMS Espoir in 1814 and whose name was originally applied by Weddell to McFarlane Strait (q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.11; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).
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