Name details

Norsel Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110382

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 Loudwater Cove, S Anvers Island, following survey by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955, was named after the Norwegian sealer Norsel (Kapt. O. Johannessen, Johannessen Harbour, q.v.), which was chartered by FIDS for the 1954-55 season and used to establish the "Arthur Harbour" station, 28 February 1955 (APC, 1958, p.6; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958; DOS 210 Arthur Harbour sheet, 1963). Punta Norsel (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.168; IHA, 1974, p.213).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 46' 00.0" S
- 64.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 07' 00.0" W
- 64.11667°
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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