Name details

Plaza Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110655

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

S point of Keller Peninsula (q.v.), E entrance point of Mackellar Inlet and W entrance point of Martel Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Pointe de la Plaza after Victorino de la Plaza (1840-1919), President of Argentina, 1916-19 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). La Plaza Point (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; [in 62°04'S 58°25'W] APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 1774, 1956). Punta de la Plaza (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Punta la Plaza (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.466; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.176). Pointe Plaza (France. SHM, 1954, p.45). Plaza Point (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 05' 27.4" S
- 62.09094°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 24' 18.9" W
- 58.40525°
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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