Fort Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Fort 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:
SE point of Greenwich Island, was roughly charted by the early sealers and called Deception Rocks (Davis, 1821-22, 30 March 1821); called Greenwich Point by BAE, 1920-22 (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 1, p. 31); re-charted by DI, 1934-35, as an offshore rock and named descriptively Castle Rock (Nelson, 1935; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p. 7). Point Hardy, incorrectly applied to this feature (Sartorius Point, q.v.) (USHO, 1943, p. 97). Roca Castillo [=castle rock] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.68). Roca Castle, referring to part of this feature (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Punta Hardy, referring to part of this feature (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948; Pierrou, 1970, p.416; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.148). Roca Catle [sic] (Flores Silva, 1952, p.89). Roca Peñón [=crag rock], referring to part of this feature (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.224b; Pierrou, 1970, p.585). Fort Rock (APC, 1955, p.10; BA, 1958, p.51). Hardy Point (USHO, 1956, p.12). Fort (Castle) Rock (BA, 1961, p.229). Fort Point, following air photography by FIDASE in 1956 showing that the feature is not separated from the main island (APC, 1962, p.13; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).
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