Name details

Fierro Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135240

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Point SW of Vidal Rock, Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands, following survey by CAE in 1947, was so called after Torpedoman Fierro of the Chilean Navy, a member of CAE, 1947, also called Punta Iquique after the frigate Iqique.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 30' 04.3" S
- 62.50119°
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Longitude:
59° 43' 39.7" W
- 59.72769°
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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 Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-May-1905

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