Name details

Cornejo, Punta

Cornejo, Punta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cornejo, Punta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 134863

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

El personal de la DI, en el "Discovery II", que cartografió esta punta en 1935, le habría puesto el nombre Cornwall Point. El nombre actual corresponde al apellido del cabo (Mq.) Jorge Cornejo Galaz del AP. "Piloto Pardo" de la Armada de Chile, quien participó en la reparación de emergencia de los alternadores, lo que permitió al buque seguir operativo en la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1962. Punta conspicua que se ubica a aproximadamente 1,5 milla al NE del cabo Morris, en el lado NW de la isla Robert, en las islas Shetland del Sur.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 21' 00.0" S
- 62.35000°
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Longitude:
59° 40' 00.0" W
- 59.66667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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