Cato Point

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Cato Point (54°28′S 3°22′E / 54.467°S 3.367°E / -54.467; 3.367Coordinates: 54°28′S 3°22′E / 54.467°S 3.367°E / -54.467; 3.367)is a headland forming the southwest extremity of Bouvet Island. It was first charted in 1898 by a German expedition under Carl Chun. The Norwegian expedition under Captain Harald Horntvedt made a landing here from the Norvegia in December 1927; they applied the name.[1][2]


  1. ^ Susan Barr. "Bouvetøya". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Prof. Dr. phil., Dr. med. h. c. Carl Chun". University of Leipzig. Retrieved October 1, 2016.