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
Corral Point (GBR) 60° 44' 20.0" S 45° 42' 08.0" W Point
Name ID: 108317 Place ID: 3008

SW point of Moe Island, off Signy Island, following survey by FIDS from Signy in 1947, was named, in association with Moe Island (q.v.), after the whale catcher Corral which operated in the South Orkney Islands, 1912-13, under A/S Corral, a subsidiary of Messrs Christensen and Co., Corral, Chile (Fyr Channel, Tioga Hill, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 510 South Orkney Islands, West Sheet, 1963).

Corral Point (USA) 60° 45' 00.0" S 45° 43' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 123838 Place ID: 3008

Rocky point forming the SW extremity of Moe Island in the South Orkney Islands. Roughly surveyed by DI personnel in 1933. Named by the FIDS following their survey of 1947. The Corral Whaling Co. of Bergen, a subsidiary of Messrs. Christensen and Co., Corral, Chile, operated the floating factory Tioga, with its steam whalers Corral and Fyr, in the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13.

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