Marina Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Marina 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:
NW point of Galindez Island, Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill and others, 1938, map following p.56) and the reef off the point was unofficially called Marina Ledge, after Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1902-68), who was married in November 1934 while the expedition ship Penola was on her way to the Argentine Islands; the ship went aground on the reef, 4 February 1935. Marine [sic] Point (FIDS Periodical Report, No.32, 27 Feb. to 6 April 1953). The FIDS station "Argentine Islands" (now BAS station Faraday, q.v.) was moved from Winter Island (q.v.) and established on the point in 1953. Marina Point (APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964).
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