Descubierta Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Descubierta Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
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:
South-western headland of Deception Island, on the outer coast of the island, 1 km north of New Rock. The point contains a significant chinstrap penguin colony.
Named after Descubierta, one of the two ships of Alessandro Malaspina's expedition (1789-1794) which included surveying and charting the coasts of parts of the Falkland Islands and Southern Chile.
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