Name details

Siffrey Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111180

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

ESE of Prime Head, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly charted by FAE, 1837-40, in February 1838 and named Cap Siffrey probably after a supporter of the expedition (Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl.8). Following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in October 1946, the name of Siffrey was applied in error to Prime Head (q.v.). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, the original feature named by FAE was correctly identified. Punta Black, as rejected name (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.7). Punta Negra [=black point] (Argentina. MM. 1957a, p.7; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.208). Cape Siffrey (Anderson, 1957, end map; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; 16.vii.1976). Cabo Negro (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.101; Pierrou, 1970, p.542). Mys Sifre (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Siffrey Point (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 13' 00.0" S
- 63.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 13' 00.0" W
- 57.21667°
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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:
21-Nov-1949

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