Ekelöf Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ekelöf 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 entrance point of Markham Bay, SE James Ross Island, was surveyed by SwAE in 1902-03 and named Kap Ekelöf after Dr Erik Ekelöf (b. 1875), medical officer and bacteriologist of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cabo Ekelöf (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.336). Cape Ekelöf (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316). Cabo Ekfof [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Cap Ekelöf (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 11). The point was re-surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1953. Ekelöf Point (USBGN, 1956, p.118; APC, 1958, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Punta Ekelof (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.221; IHA, 1974, p.113).
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