Harmony Point

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

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

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Place ID: 6019
Name ID: 109207

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

W point of Nelson Island and W entrance point of Harmony Cove, was roughly charted by the nineteenth-century sealers; called Cape Huntress after the American schooner Huntress (Huntress Glacier, q.v.) (Burdick, 1820-21); recharted by DI in 1934-35 and named Harmony Point in association with the cove (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA, 1942, p.42; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.11). Cabo Harmony (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Punta Harmony (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Punta Armonía (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; Pierrou, 1970, p.172; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.32). Pointe Harmony (France. SHM, 1954, p.45). Cerro Punta Armonía (Olsacher, 1958, p.14). Capo Harmony (Zavatti, 1958, Tav.9). The point was designated SSSI No. 14 under the Antarctic Treaty (SPRI, 1986, p.234).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 18' 18.0" S
- 62.30500°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 14' 23.4" W
- 59.23983°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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