Pottinger Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pottinger 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:
N coast of King George Island, E of Owen Island, was erroneously called Punta Redonda (Round Point, q.v.) by AAE (Argentina. MM chart 126, 1957); photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Charles Pottinger, Master of the sealing ship Tartar from London (Tartar Island, q.v.), who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Mys Pottinger (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175).
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