Name details

Sheppard Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131518

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 N side of the entrance to Hope Bay, at the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the SwedAE, 1901-04, who wintered at Hope Bay in 1903. Named by the FIDS for R. Sheppard, Master of the established a FIDS scientific station at Hope Bay.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 22' 00.0" S
- 63.36667°
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Longitude:
56° 58' 00.0" W
- 56.96667°
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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-1952

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