Name details

Huitfeldt Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109415

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

SW end of Barilari Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of skimountaineering grouped in this area, named after Fritz Huitfeldt (1851-1938), Norwegian skier; author of Lerbuch des Skilaufens (Berlin, 1890), one of the earliest skiing manuals, and designer of the Huitfeldt ski-binding, the standard binding from 1894 to c. 1935 (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3573, 26.viii. 1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 59' 00.0" S
- 65.98333°
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Longitude:
64° 43' 00.0" W
- 64.71667°
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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 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:
7-Jul-1959

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