Name details

Gurney Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109148

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

E coast of George VI Sound between Bertram Glacier and Ryder Glacier, was photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, and roughly mapped from the air photographs (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); surveyed from the ground by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232) and resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49; named after [The Rev.] Norman Arthur Gurney (1912-80), member of BGLE who served as a sailor in the expedition ship Penola (APC, 1955, p.11; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DCS 601 sheet 70 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1974). Mys Gerni (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 02' 00.0" S
- 71.03333°
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Longitude:
67° 29' 00.0" W
- 67.48333°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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