Knob Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Knob Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A rounded coastal point on the west side of Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island. The feature lies 2.4km west of Castle Rock. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF13
The name was adopted by US-ACAN on the recommendation of Gerald L. Kooyman, USARP biologist who studied physiological characteristics related to diving in the Weddell seal in this vicinity, 1963-64 and 1964-65. Kooyman reported that this descriptive name was already in use by other field workers in the area.
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