Name details

Reyes Spit

Reyes Spit (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Reyes Spit  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110854

Feature type: Spit

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

extending WSW from the W point of Guesalaga Peninsula, Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was charted by CAE in 1947, when the name Punta Toro was applied to the point after Millán Toro Rojas, of the Chilean Air Force, the expedition meteorologist (Chile. DNH, NM 248/15.v.1947). This name in the form Banco Toro was later applied to the spit (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951) and the name Punta Reyes to the point after Sargento 2° Navegante Camilo Reyes Ulloa, who was in charge of navigation instruments in the frigate Iquique on CAE, 1947 (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.241). Pointe Toro (France. SHM, 1954, p.46). Punta (N) Reyes (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). Bajo Toro, referring to the spit (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.99; IHA, 1974, p.279). The features were further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, 1963-64. Reyes Point (Fuenzalida, 1964, map Fig. 1, p.48). Reyes Spit (BA, 1965, p.31; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.6). Punta Navegante Reyes, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.241).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 52.4" S
- 62.48122°
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Longitude:
59° 40' 44.6" W
- 59.67906°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
3-Nov-1971

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