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Herring Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Herring Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The rocky point projecting 750 m north-northwestwards from the N coast of Rugged Island off the W coast of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands and forming the E side of the entrance to Hersilia Cove. Situated 4.9 km ESE of Cape Sheffield, 1.63 km ESE of Ivan Vladislav Point, and 1.3 km NW of Vund Point. British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1992 and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009. Named after the English Captain Joseph Herring whose ship the Espirito Santo set the beginning of Antarctic sealing south of 60 degrees south latitude in Hersilia Cove on Christmas Day 1819.
No images of this place could be found.