Misnomer Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Misnomer 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:
E entrance point of Carlota Cove, Robert Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and called in error Cornwall Point (Cornwall Island, q.v.) (BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.7; BA chart 1774, 19.vii.1968). Punta Cornwall (Argentina. MM chart 138, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.268). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and recharted by an RN Hydrographic survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1967; renamed Misnomer Point in reference to the previous misnaming (BA, 1972, p.48; APC, 1974, p.5).
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