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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Meier Point (RUS) 60° 38' 00.0" S 45° 53' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 119353 Place ID: 9386

Meier Point (GBR) 60° 38' 00.0" S 45° 54' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 110099 Place ID: 9386

W entrance point of Norway Bight, Coronation Island, was charted by Sørlle 1912-13, and named Cape Meier possibly and incorrectly after J. Miers (Miers Bluff, q.v.) (Sørlle and Borge, chart, 1913; BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1955, p.15). H. Hansen Pynten, possibly after Capt. H.J. Hansen (Cape Hansen, q.v.) (Sørlle, chart, [1930]). Cabo Meier (Argentina. IGM map 104, 1933; Pierrou, 1970, p.514). The point was recharted by DI in 1933. Cap Meier (France. SHM, 1937, p.389). Capo Meier (Zavatti, 1958, Tav.10). Meier Point, following survey by FIDS from Signy, 1956-58 (APC, 1959a, p.9; DOS 510 South Orkney Islands, West Sheet, 1963). Meir [sic] Point (BA, 1974, p.155).

Meier Point (USA) 60° 38' 00.0" S 45° 54' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 128763 Place ID: 9386

Point forming the W side of the entrance to Norway Bight on the S side of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Named on a chart by Capt. Petter Sorlle, Norwegian whaler who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13.

Meier, cabo (ARG) 60° 38' 00.0" S 45° 55' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 101527 Place ID: 9386

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