Name details

Nygren Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110403

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

W entrance point of Carlsson Bay, James Ross Island, was roughly mapped by SwAE in October 1903 and named Kap Nygren after C. Nygren, Swedish chemist who contributed towards the cost of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, end map). Cape Nygren (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; DCS 9 sheet B, 1948). Cabo Nygren (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.557). Cap Nygren (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Kapp Nygren (HA chart, 1928). The point was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1952. Nygren Point (USHO, 1956, p.83; APC, 1958, p.6; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Punta Nygren (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.221; IHA, 1974, p.214).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 23' 00.0" S
- 64.38333°
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Longitude:
58° 13' 00.0" W
- 58.21667°
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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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