Name details

Neyt Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110347

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

SE of Moureaux Point, Liège Island, Palmer Archipelago, was charted and photographed by BeAE, 23 January 1898; named Cap Neyt after Gen. Neyt, of the Belgian Army, who contributed towards the cost of the expedition (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Cape Neyt (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205, vii.1909; [in 64°00'S 61°45'W] 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3205, 15.iii.1957). Capo Neyt (Gerlache, 1902a). Cape Murray (q.v.), in error (Nordenskjöld and Andersson, 1904, map p.213). Kap Neyt (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, p.114). Cabo Neyt (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.548; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.211). Kaap Murray or Kaap Nuyt [sic] (Ruys, 1905, p.104). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Cabo Neyth [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1958a, p.311). Neyt Point (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 58' 00.0" S
- 63.96667°
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Longitude:
61° 47' 00.0" W
- 61.78333°
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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:
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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