Hippolyte Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hippolyte 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:
NE point of Lion Island off Anvers Island, was roughly charted by BeAE, 8 February 1898, when a landing was made near the point (Lecointe, 1900a, p.33); named Cap Hippolyte after Comte Hippolyte d'Ursel (d'Ursel Point, q.v.) (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Cape Hippolyte (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Cape Hyppolyte [sic] (Arçtowski, 1901b, map facing p.464). The point was roughly resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Hippolyte Point (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Punta Hippolyte (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.153).
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