Name details

Ballester Point

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 136712

Feature type: Point

Origin

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

Narrative

The point forming the S side of the entrance to Johnsons Dock in Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. British mapping in 1822 and 1968, detailed Spanish mapping in 1991. Visited by early 19th century sealers. Named after Antonio Ballester, a doyen of the Spanish Antarctic Program.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 39' 28.0" S
- 62.65778°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 22' 31.0" W
- 60.37528°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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

new feature (Ivanov, 15.9.08)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Aug-2008

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