Vesconte Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vesconte Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point (8)
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:
A steep rock point on the S side of Bermel Peninsula (q.v.), Bowman Coast, marking the extremity of a spur running SE from the easternmost of the Bowditch Crests. The point was first roughly mapped by W.L.G. Joerg from air photos taken by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935; surveyed by FIDS, Dec. 1958. In association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, it was named by UK-APC after Petrus Vesconte of Genoa, the earliest known chartmaker whose charts survive (the first dated 1311).
No images of this place could be found.