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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Portal Point (GBR) 64° 30' 00.0" S 61° 46' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 110679 Place ID: 11485

NE tip of Reclus Peninsula, Danco Coast, forming SW entrance point of Charlotte Bay, is the site of a FIDS station established on 7 December 1956 and occupied intermittently for survey work, 1957-58, after which it was closed; was so named because a route to the central plateau of N Graham Land was established from the station, the name being descriptive of a gateway (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). No letter was assigned to the station, as in the case of other FIDS stations, but it was referred to as "Portal Point" or "Reclus Peninsula".

Portal Point (USA) 64° 30' 00.0" S 61° 46' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 130269 Place ID: 11485

Narrow point in the NE part of Reclus Peninsula, on the W coast of Graham Land. In 1956, an FIDS hut was established on the point, from which a route to the plateau was established. So named by the UK-APC in 1960 because the point is the "gateway" of the route.

Portal, punta (ARG) 64° 30' 00.0" S 61° 46' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 101889 Place ID: 11485

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