Name details

South Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111292

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 Deception Island (q.v.), was known to nineteenth-century sealers and charted by Foster in 1829 (Foster and Kendall, chart, [1829b]); following resurvey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1948-49, named descriptively (BA chart 3202, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.20; DOS 310 Deception Island sheet, 1960). Punta Sur [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1953; Chile. IHA, 1974, p270). Pointe South (France. SHM, 1954, p.46).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 01' 12.4" S
- 63.02011°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 36' 20.8" W
- 60.60578°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1951

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