Essex Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Essex 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:
N point of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, was called in error Punta Start (Start Point, q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart MU-III, 1954); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-58; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named Essex Point after the American sealing ship Essex (Capt. Chester, Chester Cone, q.v.) (APC, 1959a, p.6; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Punta Essex (Hernández P. and Azcárate M., 1971, map p.20).
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