Pylon Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pylon 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:
on NW side of Joerg Peninsula (q.v.) and SE side of Trail Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photo- graphed from the air and roughly mapped by USAS, 1940-41 (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; USHO, 1943, photograph p.271); later named in reference to the fact that USAS flights and sledge journeys followed round this point on the way S along the E coast of Graham Land ([in 68°05'S 65°00'W] USBGN, 1947, p.216; [correctly referring to the E point of Joerg Peninsula] Ronne, 1949, map p.230; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1955, p.17; DCS 601 sheet 68 64, 1955; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979). Punta Diego Portales, so called be CAE after the Chilean statesman (Veier Head, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947). The point was further photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in 1947. Clarkson Point, as rejected name (Joerg Peninsula, q.v.) (USBGN, 1949, p.46). Punta Pylon (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1952; Pierrou, 1970, p.612; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.235). Punta Concepión, after the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Argentina. IAA map, [1959b]).
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