Name details

Baker Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122115

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A point at the S side of the entrance to Explorers Cove, New Harbor, McMurdo Sound, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (1997) after Bill James Baker, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, who conducted underwater research in several areas of McMurdo Sound during the 1992-93, 1993-94 and 1996-97 field seasons, including work at Cape Evans, Razorback Islands, Hutton Cliffs, Arrival Heights, and New Harbor, the location of this point.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 34' 00.0" S
- 77.56667°
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Longitude:
163° 33' 00.0" E
163.55000°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1997

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