Eckener Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eckener 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:
E entrance point of Charlotte Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-59; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Hugo Eckener (1868-1954), German pioneer of airship aviation, whose Graf Zeppelin made more than 600 flights, including a major Arctic flight in 1931; last President of Aeroarctic, an international society for exploration of the Arctic with airships, 1929-37 (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).
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