Hooke Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hooke 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:
near head of Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Robert Hooke (1635-1703), English experimental physicist who was employed for many years by R. Boyle (Boyle Mountains, q.v.); author of Micrographia or some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glass... (London, 1665), which contains the earliest known descriptions of ice crystals (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961).
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