Name details

Macleod Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109962

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 point of Li├Ęge Island, Palmer Archipelago, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after John James Rickard Macleod (1876-1935), Scottish physiologist; Professor of Physiology, University of Toronto, 1918-28, who with Sir Frederick Banting and Dr C.H. Best discovered insulin in 1922; Nobel Laureate in medicine, 1923; Regius Professor of Physiology, University of Aberdeen, 1928-35 (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart, 3560, 7.iv.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 05' 00.0" S
- 64.08333°
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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:
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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