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
Hedionda, punta (ARG) 61° 13' 00.0" S 55° 23' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 101125 Place ID: 14050

Stinker Point (GBR) 61° 13' 17.1" S 55° 22' 46.5" W Point
Name ID: 111406 Place ID: 14050

between Mensa Bay and Cape Lookout, SW Elephant Island, following survey by JSEEI in December 1970, was named for the giant petrel (Macronectes giganteus) which breeds there, stinker being a sailor's name for the bird (DOS 610 sheet W 61 54 (Ext.), 1 GSGS 1972; APC, 1974, p.6). Punta Hedionda [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart H 710, 1977).

Stinker Point (USA) 61° 13' 00.0" S 55° 23' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 132196 Place ID: 14050

Point 4 mi S of Table Bay on the W coast of Elephant Island, South Shetland Islands. Mapped by the U.K. Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island, 1970-71, and named after the Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus) which breeds there; "Stinker" being a sailors' name for that bird.

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