Name details

Norsel Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129482

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

Rocky point on the NW side of Arthur Harbor, on the SW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed by the FIDS in 1955. Named by the UK-APC for the Norwegian sealing vessel Norsel, which was chartered by the FIDS for the 1954-55 summer season to establish the station at Arthur Harbor.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 46' 00.0" S
- 64.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 06' 00.0" W
- 64.10000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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-1963

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