Wedgwood Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wedgwood 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:
SE of Eclipse Point, Flandres Bay, Danco coast, was called descriptively Punta Azufre [=sulphur point] by AAE (Argentina. MM chart Ñ, 1954); photographed from the air by FIDASE and charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1956-58; in association with the names of pioneers of photography grouped in this area, named after Thomas Wedgwood (1771-1805), English artist and pioneer photographer who first attempted to fix images obtained with a camera obscura, in c.1794 (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; 3572, 29.xi.1974). Azufre Point (USBGN, 1965, p.93).
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