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)
Penguin Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Penguin 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:
SE coast of Seymour Island, was possibly sighted by Ross in 1843 (Ross, 1847a, p.343); roughly charted by Larsen in November 1893 (Larsen, 1894b, p.333) and called Cap Seymour, in association with the island (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304); surveyed by SwAE in January 1902 and named Pinguinenkap because of a large penguin rookery found there (Pinguinbucht, q.v.) (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Karte 3); surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946 and 1952. Penguin Point (APC, 1955, p.17; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Penguinenkap [sic], as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.239).
No images of this place could be found.