Name details

Skottsberg Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111213

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

S point of Trinity Island, Palmer Archipelago, and W entrance point of Mikkelsen Harbour, was charted by SwAE in 1902 and named Kap Skottsberg after Carl Johan Fredrik Skottsberg (1880-1963), Swedish botanist and a member of SwAE; Leader, Swedish Magellanic Expedition to Tierra del Fuego and south Chile, 1907-09; Professor of Botany, University of Göteborg, 1931-48 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Cabo Skottsberg (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.663; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.262). Cap Skottsberg (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Michelsen [sic] Point, in association with Mikkelsen Harbour (q.v.) (Borge, chart, [1915]). Cape Skottsberg (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; [in 63°53'S 60°47'W] APC, 1955, p.19). Cape Scottsberg [sic] (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949). Cap Skollsberg [sic] (France. SHM chart 5452, 1951). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Skottsberg Point ([co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Point Skottsberg (USHO, 1963, p.142). Cape Skottesberg [sic] (BA, 1966, p.52). Punta Farias [=lighthouse point], as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.262).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 55' 00.0" S
- 63.91667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 49' 00.0" W
- 60.81667°
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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 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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