Mothes Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mothes 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 coast of Adelaide Island on Barlas Channel, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Prof. Hans Mothes (b.1902), German glaciologist of Göttingen who, with B. Brockhamp (Brockhamp Islands, q.v.), made the first seismic sounding of a glacier, in Austria in 1926 (APC, 1960, p.6; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).
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