Name details

Georgi Point

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 140286

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.

Narrative

Prominent point between Brockhamp Islands and Mothes Point on the east coast of Adelaide Island.

Named For

Named in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, for Dr Johannes Georgi (1888-1972) of the German Naval Observatory, Hamburg. Meteorologist on Wegener's German Greenland Expedition 1930-31. He was the meteorologist responsible for the central Ice Cap Station Eismitte. He spent a difficult winter there 1930-31 with Ernst Sorge (q.v) and Fritz Loewe (q.v.). Despite great hardships they still managed to acquire valuable glaciological observations.

Location

Latitude:
67° 15' 00.0" S
-67.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 54' 30.0" W
-67.90833°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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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