Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Stranger Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Stranger 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:
S-most point of King George Island, SE of Potter Cove, was charted by DI, 1934-35; photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers grouped in this area, named after the sealing ship Stranger (Capt. Joseph Adams) from Boston, Mass., which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-21, in company with O'Cain (O'Cain Point, q.v.), and operated from Potter Cove (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Punta Pingüinera [=penguin point] (Araya and Hervé, 1966, p.15 and map p.20). Mys Streyndzher (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175). Cabo Funes, so called by AAE after the Argentine patriot Deán G. Funes (fl. 1810) (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter F).
No images of this place could be found.