Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Mirounga Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mirounga 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:
E entrance point of Potter Cove (q.v.), King George Island, was called Punta Baliza [=beacon point] by Araya and Hervé (1966, p.17); later called Punta Elefante by AAE after the elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), in connexion with the establishment of SSSI No. 13 in this vicinity under the Antarctic Treaty. Mirounga Point (APC, 1986, p.3; SPRI, 1986, p.232).
No images of this place could be found.