Icarus Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Icarus 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:
SW entrance point of Bancroft Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted on 7 February 1898 by BeAE, which sailed between this feature and Nansen Island to the W; photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; called Punta Cañón [=tube point] by AAE (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957); in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Icarus who, with Daedalus in Greek mythology (Daedalus Point, q.v.), made wings and became the first to fly (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Cañón Point (USBGN, 1965, p.94).
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