Name details

Turnbull Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111684

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

W point of d'Urville Island (q.v.) and NE entrance point of Burden Passage, following surveys by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1959-61, was named after Capt. David Harrison Turnbull (1921-1999), Master of the FIDS/BAS ship Shackleton, 1959-69 (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973). Punta Bransfield, so called in association with Bransfield Island (q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.175; Pierrou, 1970, p.215; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.54).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 02' 00.0" S
- 63.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 37' 00.0" W
- 56.61667°
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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:
12-Feb-1964

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