Name details

Three Sisters Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111579

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

NE of Mersey Spit, Sherratt Bay, SE King George Island, was charted by DI in 1937 and named Three Sister's [sic] Point, as it is marked by three conspicuous rocks (Hill, chart, 1937a). Three Sisters Point (BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 6256, 1968). Punta Three Sisters (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). Punta Tres Hermánas [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.206; Pierrou, 1970, p.693; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.281). Mys Tri-Sisters (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 04' 42.3" S
- 62.07842°
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Longitude:
57° 54' 46.4" W
- 57.91289°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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