Name details

Monnier Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110206

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

SW entrance point of Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; in association with the names of Antarctic bibliographers grouped in this area, named after Franz Ritter v. Le Monnier, Librarian, Kaíserliche und Königliche Geografische Gesellschaft, Vienna; joint author with J. Chavanne (Cape Chavanne, q.v.) and A. Karpf (Karpf Point, q.v.) of Die literatur über die Polar-Regionen der Erde (Wien, 1878) (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Punta Baxter (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.325). Punta Monnier (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.527; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.203). The point was resurveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1963-64. Mys Monnir (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Mys Mon'ye (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 06' 00.0" S
- 67.10000°
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Longitude:
64° 44' 00.0" W
- 64.73333°
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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 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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