Eckener Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eckener Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point (8)
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:
Point marking the NE side of the entrance to Charlotte Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly charted by the BelgAE under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for Hugo Eckener (1868-1954), German pioneer of airship aviation, president of Aeroarctic, an international society for exploration of the Arctic with airships, 1929-37, who piloted the Graf Zeppelin for more than 600 flights including a major Arctic flight in 1931.
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