Name details

Wedgwood Point

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111866

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 03' 00.0" S
- 65.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 39' 00.0" W
- 63.65000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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:
23-Sep-1960

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