Name details

Mamelon Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109985

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

S entrance point of Hess Inlet, Foyn Coast, was roughly mapped as an island by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947 and named descriptively Mamelon Islet, mamelon being a rounded eminence (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.14; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Islote Mamelón (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.325; Pierrou, 1970, p.501). Mamelon Island (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA, 1974, p.217). Ostrov Mamelon (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Islote Escudero, so called by CAE after Julio Escudero Guzmán, Professor of International Public Law, University of Chile, who represented Chile on the Joint Chilean-Argentine Commission (Chile. DNH chart 1600, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.117). The feature was resurveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1963-64, and found to form the end of an ice-covered promontory. Mamelon Point (APC, 1975, p.4; BA, 1976, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 19' 00.0" S
- 67.31667°
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Longitude:
64° 49' 00.0" W
- 64.81667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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