Macaroni Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Macaroni 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:
NE of point of Deception Island, was known to nineteenth-century sealers and called North Head (Palmer, 1820-21, 15 November 1821). Punta Noreste [sic] [=north-east point] (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1953). The point was surveyed by FIDS, 1953-54, and named Macaroni Point because of the colony of macaroni penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus) observed there (APC, 1958, p.5; DOS 310 Deception Island sheet, 1960). Punta Macaroni (Casertano, 1964, map p.34). Punta Nordeste (Bienati, 1967, map p.25). Punta Froilán, so called after Capt. (N) D. Froilán González, of the Chilean Navy, Governor of Punta Arenas, 1906-07, who "gave permission" for the whaling fleet of Capt. A. Andresen (Andresen Island, q.v.) to establish itself in Whalers Bay, Deception Island, in 1906 (Chile. IHA, NM No. 67, 1977).
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