Hospital Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hospital 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:
N side of Yankee Harbour (q.v.), Greenwich Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and named descriptively Rocky Point (Nelson and others, chart, 1935d; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.18). Punta Rocosa [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart "SS", 1953). The point was further charted by CAE in 1953 and called Punta Alfaro, after Tte Mario Alfaro Cabrera, of the Chilean Navy, officer in the patrol ship Lientur during the survey (Chile. DNH chart 501, 1953; IHA, 1974, p.24). Punta Rocky (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, the feature was renamed Hospital Point from the name Hospital Cove, in common use by British sealers in the 1820s for Yankee Harbour (APC, 1962, p.17; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).
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