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
Drying Point (GBR) 60° 42' 18.0" S 45° 36' 12.0" W Point
Name ID: 108572 Place ID: 3906

E entrance point of Cemetery Bay, off Borge Bay, Signy Island, was charted by DI in 1927 and so named, possibly after the usage of whalers and in reference to shallows off the point drying out at low tide (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 210 Signy Island sheet, 1-DOS 1973).

Drying Point (USA) 60° 43' 00.0" S 45° 37' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 124542 Place ID: 3906

Point on the SW side of Borge Bay, lying 0.2 mi NW of Mooring Point on the E side of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The name appears on a chart based upon a 1927 survey of Borge Bay by DI personnel on the Discovery.

Drying, punta (ARG) 60° 43' 00.0" S 45° 37' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 100738 Place ID: 3906

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