Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Wennersgaard Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wennersgaard 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:
E entrance point of Lanchester Bay, Davis Coast, was charted by SwAE in November-December 1902 and named Kap Wennersgaard after Ole Christian Wennersgaard (d. 1903), a seaman with the expedition who died while wintering on Paulet Island (q.v.), 7June 1903 (Andersson, 1904c,p.216; Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Wennersgaard Point (APC, 1960, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).
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