Name details

Spring Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111343

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 entrance point of Brialmont Cove, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898 and named Cap W. Spring after Prof. Walthère-Victor Spring (1848-1911), chemist of the Université de Liège, a member of the Académie Royale de Belgique and of the Commission de la Belgica, appointed in December 1899 (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Cape W. Spring (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 1238, ix.1908). Cape Spring (Arçtowski, 1901b, map facing p.464). Capo Spring (Gerlache, 1902a). Cap Spring (Lecointe, 1905, p.73). Cape Murray (q.v.), in error (Ferguson, 1921, p.45). Cabo Spring (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.238b; Pierrou, 1970, p.670). The cape was recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955. Spring Point (APC, 1958, p.6; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Point Spring (USHO, 1960, p.354, 5th view). Punta Spring (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.267). A Chilean hut, called "Refugio Spring", was established on the point in February 1973.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 18' 00.0" S
- 64.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 04' 00.0" W
- 61.06667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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:
4-Sep-1957

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