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Thomas, Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Point Thomas (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 entrance point of Ezcurra Inlet (q.v.), Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Pointe Thomas after a sailor in the expedition ship Pourquoi Pas? (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1; Bongrain, 1914, Pl. 3 (upper photograph) following p.60). Thomas Point (BA, 1916, views facing p.388). Point Thomas (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.21; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Punta Thomas (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.688; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.276). Hennequin Point, in error (Point Hennequin, q.v.) (USOO chart 6943, 1963). A Polish station was established on the point in February 1977 and named "Henryk Arctowski" after H. Arctowski (Arctowski Nunatak, q.v.). "Arctowski" (SPRI, 1978b, p.325; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981). "Stacja H. Arctowskiego", "H. Arctowski Station" (Birkenmajer, 1979b, Fig. 4, p.4 and p.5). "Stacje Arctowskiego" (Birkenmajer, 1980a, p.88).
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