Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Hannah Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hannah 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:
dividing Walker Bay from South Bay, Livingston Island, was roughly charted by Fildes in 1820-21 and called descriptively Black Point (Fildes, 1821b, chart ); recharted by DI in 1935; following air photography by FIDASE and ground survey by FIDS, 1956-58, and in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named Hannah Point after the sealing ship Hannah (Capt. James Johnson), of Liverpool, which was wrecked in the South Shetlands Islands, 25 December 1820 (APC, 1959a p.7; BA chart 3205, 25.xi.1962). Punta Sub. Ribes, probably after a junior officer of AAE (Argentina. MM chart 139, 1959). Punta Sur [=south point], in association with South Bay (del Valle and others, 1974, Fig.4, p.23).
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