Franklin Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Franklin 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:
SW point of Intercurrence Island, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly charted by Foster in 1829 and named Cape Franklin possibly after Capt Sir John Franklin, RN (1786-1847), British Arctic explorer (Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839); photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and renamed Franklin Point (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961).
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