Marescot Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Marescot Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature type: Cape
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:
N of Crown Peak and E of Thanaron Point, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly charted by FAE, 1837-40, in February 1838 and named Cap Marescot after Enseigne de Vaisseau Jacques-Marie-Eugène Marescot du Thilleul (1808-39), of the French Navy, who died aboard the expedition ship Astrolabe (d'Urville, 1841, p.xxxvi) (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; Vincendon-Dumoulin, 1847, Pl.8). Cabo Marescot (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Cape Marescot (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; 2.ix.1938). Kapp Marescot (HA chart, 1928). The feature was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1946. Cabo Negrita [=?black cape] (Argentina. MM chart OMEGA, 1954). Cabo Marescot, erroneously referring to a point to ESE, S of Jacquinot Rocks (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.503; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.193). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Marescot Point (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).
No images of this place could be found.
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location
View British or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.