Glass Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Glass 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 coast of King George Island, SW of False Round Point, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Robert H. Glass, Master of Francis Allyn from New London, who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1873-75 and 1877-79, and who in 1877-78 rescued from Potter Cove, King George Island, the sole survivor of a sealing gang from Florence (Florence Nunatak, q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968).
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