Name details

Entrance Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124848

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 marking the S side of Neptunes Bellows, the entrance to Port Foster, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Deception Island was known to sealers in the area as early as 1821. The point was named by the Hydrographic Dept. of the Admiralty following a survey by Lt. Cdr. D.N. Penfold, RN, in 1948-49.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 00' 00.0" S
- 63.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 33' 00.0" W
- 60.55000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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-1952

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