Penfold Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Penfold 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:
NW entrance point of Whalers Bay (q.v.), Deception Island, following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1948-49, was named after Lieut. Cdr (later Cdr) David Neil Penfold, RN (1913-91), in charge of the survey; Superintendent of Notices to Mariners, Hydrographic Department, 1967-76 (BA chart 3202, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.17). Punta Baja [=low point] (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1953). Punta Penfold (Chile. DNH chart 501, 1953; IHA, 1974, p.223). Pointe Penfold (France. SHM, 1954, p.47).
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