Name details

Dalrymple Point

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

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

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Id 140280

Feature type: Point

Origin

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

Narrative

Conspicuous 1 km long rocky point at the eastern end of Ambush Bay, Joinville Island.

Named For

Named for Alexander Dalrymple (1737 ? 1808), Fellow of the Royal Society and inaugural Hydrographer of the Royal Navy in 1795. The name continues the theme of Naval Hydrographers established at Fitzroy Point and King Point.

Location

Latitude:
63° 11' 13.9" S
-63.18720°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
55° 23' 31.0" W
-55.39194°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Landsat-8 image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Source Identifier:
https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Source Scale:
1:30 m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
UK APC
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Approved
Date approved:
24-Jun-2017

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