Vesconte Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vesconte 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 side of Mobiloil Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935 (Joerg, 1936, Fig.2, p.456; 1937, map facing p.444); further photographed from the air by USAS in September 1940, and roughly sketched both from the ground and from the air by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 14 August 1947; called Punta Carrera Pinto by CAE, after Capt. Ignacio Carrera Pinto of the Chilean Army, hero of the battle of La Concepción, July 1882 (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.68); surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Petrus Vesconte of Genoa, the earliest known chart-maker whose charts survive (the first dated 1311) (APC, 1962, p.33; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963).
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