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