Name details

Moore Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110221

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

rising to 460 m on E side of George VI Sound NW of Meiklejohn Glacier, was photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); following resurvey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949, named after James Inglis Moore (1912-89), Second Engineer in the BGLE expedition ship Penola (APC, 1955, p.15; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DCS 601 sheet W 70 66, 1956). Mys Mur (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 30' 00.0" S
- 70.50000°
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Longitude:
67° 53' 00.0" W
- 67.88333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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