SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Black Point (RUS) 62° 29' 00.0" S 60° 42' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 117112 Place ID: 1401

Black Point (GBR) 62° 29' 09.7" S 60° 42' 57.6" W Point
Name ID: 107823 Place ID: 1401

SE of Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island, was roughly charted by Fildes in 1820-21 and called descriptively Black Head (Fildes, 1821c) or Blak [sic] Head (Fildes, 1827, p.452); recharted by DI in 1935 and named Black Point (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Punta Negra [translation of English name] (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.208).

Black Point (USA) 62° 29' 00.0" S 60° 43' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 122581 Place ID: 1401

Point which lies 2.5 mi SE of Cape Shirreff on the N coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The point was known to sealers as early as 1822. It was charted and named in 1935 by DI personnel on the Discovery II.

Mount Hotine (AUS) 81° 43' 00.1" S 160° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 1401 Place ID: 6643

A peak in the Surveyors Range, 4 km south of Mount Mathew. Discovered and named by the New Zealand Geological and Survey Antarctic Expedition (1960-61). Named after Brigadier M. Hotine, British Director of Overseas Surveys at the time.

Negra, punta (ARG) 62° 29' 00.0" S 60° 43' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 101656 Place ID: 1401

Negra, Punta (CHL) 62° 30' 00.0" S 60° 41' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 105989 Place ID: 1401

Punta conocida por los cazadores de focas a comienzos de 1822. En el año 1935 fue cartografiada y denominada por el personal de la Discovery II. Punta situada a 2,5 millas al SE del cabo Shirreff en la costa N de isla Livingston, en las islas Shetland del Sur.

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