Name details

False Round Point

False Round Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

False Round Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108755

Feature type: Point

Origin

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:

Narrative

W entrance point of Venus Bay, King George Island, was roughly charted by the early sealers, c. 1822; recharted by DI in 1937 and so named because of its similarity to Round Point (q.v.) to the W (BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Punta Falsa Redonda [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 64, 1939; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.122). Punta False Round (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1956-58. Falsa Punta Redonda (Argentina. MM chart 126, 1957). Mys Fols-Raund (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Punta Falsa Punta Redonda [sic] (Pierrou, 1970, p.358). Mys Fols-Raund-Poynt (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973b, map p.369).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 53' 53.8" S
- 61.89828°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 59' 21.6" W
- 57.98933°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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