Name details

Point Hennequin

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109272

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 side of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Pointe Hennequin, after Général E. Hennequin, Director, Institut Cartographique Militaire, Brussels, and a member of the Committee of the Société Royale Belge de Geographie, 1882-c.1900 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Hennequin Point (Tyrrell, 1921, p.70). Point Hennequin (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.11; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968; [referring to the point to NW] Birkenmajer, 1980a, map Fig. 16, annex). The point was recharted by DI in 1935. Punta Hennequin (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.420; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.151). Thomas Point, in error (Point Thomas, q.v.) (USOO chart 6943, 1963; 1968). Basalt Point (Birkenmajer, 1908a, map Fig. 16, annex).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 07' 24.9" S
- 62.12358°
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Longitude:
58° 23' 52.3" W
- 58.39786°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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