Name details

Jefford Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109518

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

S coast of James Ross Island at SW end of Admiralty Sound, was roughly surveyed by SwAE in October 1902 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316); resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1948, but the records were destroyed in the fire at the station 2months later; again surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1952 and named after Brian Jefford (1921-1994), FIDS surveyor, "Hope Bay", 1947-48, and "Admiralty Bay", 1948-49, who made the 1948 survey of the point (APC, 1958, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 23' 40.0" S
- 64.39444°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 43' 10.0" W
- 57.71944°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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