Von Tunzelman Point

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Von Tunzelman Point (71°18′S 170°11′E / 71.300°S 170.183°E / -71.300; 170.183Coordinates: 71°18′S 170°11′E / 71.300°S 170.183°E / -71.300; 170.183) is the west point of the cuspate Ridley Beach, 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) southwest of Cape Adare, Adare Peninsula, in northeast Victoria Land. Named in 1984 by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) after Alexander von Tunzelmann, one of four New Zealanders taken on at Stewart Island as crew members of led by Captain Leonard Kristensen and Henrik Johan Bull. He was a member of the launch party under Captain Kristensen which made a landing in the vicinity of this point, January 24, 1895, the first recorded landing in Victoria Land.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Von Tunzelman Point" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).