Name details

Lana Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109715

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

E side of Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, on Plata Passage, was roughly charted by BeAE, 7 February 1898; photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1956-57; called descriptively by AAE Punta Café [=coffee point] (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957); in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named Lana Point after Francesco de Lana (1631-87), Italian Jesuit who made the first properly formulated proposal for a lighter-than-air aircraft in 1670 (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Café Point (USBGN, 1965, p.94).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 39' 00.0" S
- 64.65000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 58' 00.0" W
- 61.96667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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