Name details

Maurstad Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110049

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

W coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, N of Malmgren Bay, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Alf Maurstad (b.1901), Norwegian geographer and author of "Atlas of sea ice" (Geofysiske Publikasjoner (Oslo), Vol.10, No.11, 1935) (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Punta Micalvi, so called by CAE, 1947, probably after the Chilean tender Micalvi (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.200).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 39' 00.0" S
- 65.65000°
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Longitude:
66° 05' 00.0" W
- 66.08333°
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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 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:
7-Jul-1959

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