The Toe

Toe, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Toe  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 14769
Name ID: 111607

Feature type: Point

Origin

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:

Narrative

SE entrance point of Harmony Cove, Nelson Island, was charted by DI, 1934-35, and named descriptively Toe Point (Nelson, 1935) or The Toe (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA, 1942, p.42; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.21; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Punta Toe (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.278). Punta Soto, also referring to this feature after Tte 1° Fernando Soto Montero, dental officer in the transport ship Angamos on CAE, 1950-51 (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.266). Punta Dedo [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.208; Pierrou, 1970, p.301).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 19' 36.5" S
- 62.32681°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 09' 50.5" W
- 59.16403°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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