Valdivia Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Valdivia 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
NW entrance point of Salvesen Cove, Hughes Bay, Danco Coast, was charted as an island by SwAE in 1902 and called Valdivia Insel after the ship Valdivia (Kapt. Adalbert Krech), of the German Deep Sea Expedition, 1898-99 (Andersson, 1905, Karte 1 following p.58); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-58, when its true nature was established. Valdivia Point (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Punta Valdivia (Chile. DHN chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.289). Vladivia [sic] Point (USOO chart 6944, 1963).
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