Pursuit Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pursuit 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:
S point of Wiencke Island, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly charted by AAE, 1953-54, and called Cabo Principál from its conspicuous position (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.250b; Pierrou, 1970, p.603); surveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" and by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1956-57; named Pursuit Point in connexion with an unsuccessful attempt by the RN surveyors to climb Luigi Peak to the N (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Principal Point, from the Argentine name (USBGN, 1965, p.104).
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