Bodman Point

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

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

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Place ID: 1507
Name ID: 107853

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

NW point of Seymour Island, was mapped by SwAE in 1902-03 and named Kap Bodman after Dr Gösta Bodman (1875-1960), meteorologist and physicist of the expedition, and a member of the sledge party along the NW coast of the island in November 1902 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, first end map). Cap Bodman (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33). Cabo Bodman (Nordenskjold and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.207). Cape Bodman (Nordenskjöld, 1905b, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; BA 1948, p.179). Kapp Bodman (HA chart, 1928). Bodman Cape (USAAF chart 1762, 1946). Following resurvey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1952, the feature was renamed Bodman Point (APC, 1958, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 14' 30.0" S
- 64.24167°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 47' 58.0" W
- 56.79944°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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