Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Winship Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Winship 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:
W entrance point of Potter Cove, King George Island, was known to nineteenth-century sealers; 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 sealers in this area, named after Capt. Jonathan Winship, Master of the sealing ship O'Cain (O'Cain Point, q.v.), who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-21, in company with the sealing ship Stranger (Stranger Point q.v.), and operated from Potter Cove; he made a collection of rock specimens (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).
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