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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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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:
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).
No images of this place could be found.