Hamilton Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hamilton 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 James Ross Island and S entrance point of Markham Bay, was sighted by Ross, 6 January 1843, and named Cape Hamilton, after Capt. (later Adm.) William Alexander Baillie-Hamilton (1803-84), private secretary to his kinsman the 9th Earl of Haddington (First Lord of the Admiralty, 1841-46, Mount Haddington, q.v.); later Second Secretary to the Admiralty (Ross, 1847a p.344; BA chart 1238, 1844; 3205, 2.ix.1938). Cap Hamilton (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). The point was surveyed by SwAE in 1902-03. Kap Hamilton (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, p.152). Kaap Hamilton (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.57). Cabo Hamilton (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.413). The point was re-surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1953. Hamilton Point (Spath, 1953, p.43; APC, 1958, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Punta Hamilton (Chile. DNH, 1962, p. 221; IHA, 1974, p.147).
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