Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Stone Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Stone 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 entrance point of Hope Bay (q.v.), Trinity Peninsula, was charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe in February 1952; called by AAE Punta Candado [=pendant point], probably from the 30-m ice wall overhanging the point (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.312 and p.314a, lower view); named Stone Point after Henry William Stone (b.1914), of St John's, Newfoundland, First Mate in the FIDS charter ship Trepassey, 1946-47 (BA chart 3213, 23.x.1953; APC, 1955, p.20; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Punta Stone (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1955; IHA, 1974, p.269). Punta de las Rocas [=point of the rocks], so called by AAE from the rocks off the point (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.629).
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