Name details

Lécuyer Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109777

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

SE entrance point of Port Lockroy, Wiencke Island, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pointe Lécuyer after M. Lécuyer, a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.472; 1908, map p.102); further charted by DI in 1927. Lécuyer Point (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; 25.iv.1952; APC, 1955, p.13). Lecuyer [sic] Point (USHO, 1943, p.131; BA chart 3213, 1945). The point was surveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Punta Lecuyer (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.474; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.180). The point was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in 1951. Punta Lockroy (Argentina. MM chart 106a, 1954). Lecuver [sic] Point (USHO, 1956, p.29).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 49' 44.0" S
- 64.82889°
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Longitude:
63° 29' 49.0" W
- 63.49694°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
21-Nov-1949

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