Eclipse Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eclipse 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:
W entrance point of Flandres Bay, Danco Coast, was called descriptively Punta Larga [=long point] (Argentina. MM chart Ñ, 1954) or Punta Aguda [=sharp point] (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957); following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1956-58, named Eclipse Point because Screen Islands (q.v.) to the NW tend to eclipse it from that direction (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Punta Natho, after Capt. (N) Alfredo Natho Davidson, of the Chilean Navy, commanding CAE, 1949-50 (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.208). Aguda Point (USBGN, 1965, p.92).
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