O'Cain Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
O'Cain 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 entrance point of Edgell Bay (q.v.), Nelson Island, following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, was named after the American sealing ship O'Cain (Capt. J. Winship, Winship Point, q.v.), from Boston, Mass., the name of which was previously applied to Nelson Island (q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.23; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Punta Miró, so called by AAE after Juan Miró, a sailor in the Argentine corvette Uruguay in the Antarctic, 1904-05 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter M).
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