Name details

Godfroy Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109053

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

N point of Petermann Island, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and named Pointe Godfroy after Sub-Lieutenant René E. Godfroy, of Pourquoi-Pas?, who was responsible for tidal and atmospheric studies on the expedition and who made a sketch survey of the area (Charcot, 1912, Pl.5). Point Godfroy (USHO, 1943, p.138). Punta Godfroy (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.395). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Godfroy Point (APC, 1959a, p.7; USHO, 1963, p.168).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 10' 00.0" S
- 65.16667°
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Longitude:
64° 10' 00.0" W
- 64.16667°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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