Norvegia Point

Norvegia Point (Norwegian: Kapp Norvegia), (54°27′S 3°21′E / 54.450°S 3.350°E / -54.450; 3.350Coordinates: 54°27′S 3°21′E / 54.450°S 3.350°E / -54.450; 3.350) is a point 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Cape Circoncision on the west side of the island of Bouvetøya. First roughly charted from the Valdivia in 1898 by a German expedition under Carl Chun. Recharted in December 1927 by a Norwegian expedition under Captain Harald Horntvedt. Named by Horntvedt after his expedition ship, the Norvegia I.[1][2]

Map of Bouvetøya

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  1. ^ "Prof. Dr. phil., Dr. med. h. c. Carl Chun". University of Leipzig. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Norvegia I". Retrieved October 1, 2016.

  This article incorporates public domain material from "Norvegia Point". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.