Name details

Turquet Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111688

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 point of Booth Island, Graham Coast, was probably sighted by GAE, 1873-74; charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named Pointe Turquet after J. Turquet, biologist on the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.473; 1908, map p.36). Point Turquet (USHO, 1943, p.135). Punta Turquet (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.699; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.285). Punta Rózo [=chip point], so called from the shape of the peninsula S of the point (Argentina. MM chart A-2-A, 1954). Punta Tourquet [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.96). Turquet Point (USBGN, 1956, p.309; APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN, 1957-58. Cabo Turquet (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.141).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 03' 00.0" S
- 65.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 57' 00.0" W
- 63.95000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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