Steinheil Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Steinheil 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.
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W entrance point of Lester Cove, Andvord Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry grouped in this area, named after Adolf Steinheil (1832-93), German mathematical optician who designed and introduced an improved aplanatic camera lens in 1866, and the telephoto lens in 1891 (APC,1960, p.7; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).
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