Spallanzani Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Spallanzani Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
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:
NE entrance point of Hill Bay, Brabant island, and SW entrance point of Croker Passage, was probably sighted by BeAE, 25 January 1898; called Isla Harry by CAE, being mistaken for Harry Island (q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after Lazaro Spallanzani (1729-99), who in 1780 first interpreted the process of digestion (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Punta Harry (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.149).
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