Name details

Foyn Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125339

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, surmounted by a peak 525 m high, marking the N side of the entrance to Exasperation Inlet, on the E coast of Graham Land. Sir Hubert Wilkins on a flight of Dec. 20, 1928 photographed what appeared to be an island off the E coast, later charting it in 6630S, 6230W. Subsequent comparison of Wilkins' photographs of this feature with those taken by the FIDS, who charted the coast in 1947, indicate that this point, although considerably N of the position reported by Wilkins, is the feature named by him Foyn Island. The name Foyn Point is given to the SE extremity of this feature. Named for Svend Foyn.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 38' 00.0" W
- 61.63333°
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Altitude:
525 m
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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-1952

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