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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Fraser Point (RUS) 60° 42' 00.0" S 44° 30' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 118076 Place ID: 4927

Fraser Point (GBR) 60° 41' 00.0" S 44° 30' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 108911 Place ID: 4927

E entrance point of Marr Bay, Laurie Island, was charted by DI in 1933 and named after Dr Francis Charles Fraser (1903-78), Scottish zoologist; member of DI scientific staff at the "Marine Station", Grytviken, and in Discovery, Discovery II and William Scoresby, 1926-33; British Museum (Natural History), 1933-69 (Keeper of Zoology, 1957-64) (BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1955, p.10). Frazier [sic] Point (USHO, 1943, p.72). Punta Fraser (Argentina. CNA, 1947, map p.54; Pierrou, 1970, p.375). [Mount Fraser, South Georgia, is also named after F.C. Fraser (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b p.40).]

Fraser Point (USA) 60° 41' 00.0" S 44° 31' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 125374 Place ID: 4927

Point between Marr Bay and Mackintosh Cove on the N coast of Laurie Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Mapped by the ScotNAE in 1903, and in 1912-13 by Capt. Petter Sorlle. Remapped in 1933 by DI personnel on the Discovery II who named it for Francis C. Fraser.

Fraser, punta (ARG) 60° 41' 00.0" S 44° 30' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 100938 Place ID: 4927

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