Name details

M'Kean Point

M'Kean Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

M'Kean Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109943

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

between Brunow Bay and Renier Point, E Livingston Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. J. M'Kean, Master of the British sealing ship Princess Charlotte from Calcutta, who visited the South Shetland Islands and moored in Johnsons Dock, 1821-22 (APC, 1962, p.20; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Mc.Kean Point (BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 41' 34.1" S
- 62.69281°
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Longitude:
60° 00' 37.8" W
- 60.01050°
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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:
31-Aug-1962

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