Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Demay Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Demay 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:
W entrance point of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was known to nineteenth-century sealers from 1822; charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Pointe Demay, probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Demay Point (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). The point was recharted by DI in 1935-39. Punta Demay (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.306; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.98). Punta Domay [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3737, 1958). Mys Deme (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175).
No images of this place could be found.