Butter Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Butter Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point (8)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A low cape forming the southern entrance to New Harbour, in Victoria Land. It is 28 1/2 miles west of Cape Evans and 35 miles west of Hut Point. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, and named because the Ferrar Glacier Party left a tin of butter there in October 1903 in anticipation of obtaining seal meat at this point on their return journey.
No images of this place could be found.