Name details

Valdivia Point

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111729

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 21' 00.0" S
- 64.35000°
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Longitude:
61° 23' 00.0" W
- 61.38333°
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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 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:
23-Sep-1960

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