Georges Point

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Georges Point (64°40′S 62°40′W / 64.667°S 62.667°W / -64.667; -62.667Coordinates: 64°40′S 62°40′W / 64.667°S 62.667°W / -64.667; -62.667) is the northern tip of Rongé Island, lying west of Arctowski Peninsula off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and named by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897–99, under Adrien de Gerlache), probably after second-in-command Georges Lecointe.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georges Point". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-22.
  2. ^ "Georges Point". Retrieved 2013-04-09.

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