Name details

Ryswyck Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111001

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

E point of Parker Peninsula, Anvers Island, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898 and named Cape Van Ryswyck (Cook, 1900, map p.xx) or Cap Van Ryswyck (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5) after M. Van Ryswyck, Burgomaster of Anvers (Antwerp) and a supporter of the expedition (Gerlache, 1900b, p.521). Kap Ryswyck, Kap Van Ryswyck (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.57; Vol. 2, first end map). Cape Ryswyck (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.37). Cap V. Ryswyek [sic] (Charcot, 1906b, map facing p.316). Kaap Rijswijck [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.22). Cap V. Ryswyck (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Cabo Ryswyck (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). The point was recharted by DI in 1927. Van Ryswycke [sic] Point (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929). Cap Van Ryswick [sic] (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.57). Pointe Van Ryswicke [sic] (France. SHM, 1937, p.405). Punta Rynswicke [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Punta Ryswycke [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Punta Van Ryswycke [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949). Ryswyck Point (BA, 1952, p.23; APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Van Ryswyck Point (BA chart 3213, 25.iv.1952; APC, 1955, p.21). Punta Van Ryswick [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.348). Punta Van Ryswyck (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.251; Pierrou, 1970, p.706; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.290). Pointe Van Ryswick [sic] (France. SHM, 1954, p.48). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 34' 00.0" S
- 64.56667°
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Longitude:
62° 49' 00.0" W
- 62.81667°
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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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