Name details

Wennersgaard Point

Wennersgaard Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wennersgaard Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111883

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

E entrance point of Lanchester Bay, Davis Coast, was charted by SwAE in November-December 1902 and named Kap Wennersgaard after Ole Christian Wennersgaard (d. 1903), a seaman with the expedition who died while wintering on Paulet Island (q.v.), 7June 1903 (Andersson, 1904c,p.216; Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Wennersgaard Point (APC, 1960, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 51' 00.0" S
- 63.85000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 54' 00.0" W
- 59.90000°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
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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