Eijkman Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eijkman 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:
NE side of Leroux Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point" in 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of vitamin research grouped in this area, named after Christiaan Eijkman (1858-1930), Dutch biologist, who in 1890-97 first produced experimental beri-beri; Nobel Laureate in medicine, 1929 (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960).
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