Name details

Takaki Promontory

Takaki Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Takaki Promontory  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111502

Feature type: Promontory

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

forming NE entrance point of Leroux Bay, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pointe Nuñez after Capt. Núñez of the Argentine Navy (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316; 1906b, p.474; [referring to a point N of Mount Waugh] 1912, Pl.3). Nuñez Point (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407; chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.16). Nunez [sic] Pynten (HA chart, 1927). Nunez [sic] Point (BA, 1930, p.86; DCS 9 sheet C, 1948). Punta Lahille, referring to a point N of Mount Waugh in association with Lahille Island (q.v.) (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Punta Núñez, referring in error to the mainland point E of Chavez Island (q.v.) (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Punta Nuñez (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.557; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.214). Following air photography by FIDASE and ground survey by FIDS-RN, 1956-58, and in association with the names of pioneers of vitamin research grouped in this area, the feature was renamed Takaki Promontory after Baron Kanshiro Takaki (1849-1920), Director-General of the Medical Department, Imperial Japanese Navy, who in 1882 first prevented beri-beri empirically by dietary additions (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 33' 00.0" S
- 65.55000°
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Longitude:
64° 13' 00.0" W
- 64.21667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
7-Jul-1959

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