Name details

Duff Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124564

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

Point forming the W extremity of Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Duffs Straits was applied to McFarlane Strait by James Weddell in 1820-23, after Capt. Norwich Duff under whom Weddell served in HMS Espoir in 1814. The name Duff Point was given by the UK-APC in 1961 in order to preserve Weddell's name in the area; this point forms the NE entrance to McFarlane Strait.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 27' 00.0" S
- 62.45000°
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Longitude:
60° 02' 00.0" W
- 60.03333°
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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:
1-Jan-1965

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