Name details

Spit Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132022

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

Narrow gravel spit forming the S side of the entrance to Yankee Harbor, Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The point was known to early sealers in the area and roughly charted on Powell's map of 1822. It was recharted by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935 and given this descriptive name.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 32' 00.0" S
- 62.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 48' 00.0" W
- 59.80000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1953

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