Name details

Duthiers Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108599

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

NE entrance point of Aguirre Passage, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE in February 1898 and named Cap La Caze Duthiers or Cap Lacaze-Duthiers after Felix-Joseph-Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers (1821-1902), French zoologist (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132; 1903, Carte 5). Cape La Caze Duthiers (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Shag Point, from the colony of blue-eyed shags (Phalacrocorax atriceps) found there (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 2, p.12; Bagshawe, 1938, p.188). Cape Lacaze-Duthiers (USHO, 1943, p.124). Punta Canelo [=cinnamon point] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Cabo Lacaze(-)Duthiers (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.461; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.173). Cabo Lacaze Duthier [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1954). Punta Lacaze Duthiers (Argentina. MM chart LL, 1954). Duthiers Head, following survey by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Duthiers Point, following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57 (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 48' 00.0" S
- 64.80000°
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Longitude:
62° 49' 00.0" W
- 62.81667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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