Name details

Markham, Bahía

Markham, Bahía (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Markham, Bahía  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105906

Feature type: Bay (3)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Posiblemente fue descubierta por la Expedición Británica de los años 1839-1843, que dirigió el capitán James Clark Ross, quien exploró esta zona. Fue cartografiada por la Expedición Antártica Sueca de 1901-1903, al mando de Otto Nordenskjöld, quien le dio el nombre por Sir Clements Markham, presidente de la Real Sociedad Geográfica desde 1893 hasta 1905. Bahía de unas 16 millas de ancho que se abre entre punta Ekelof y punta Hamilton, en la costa E de la isla Ross, la cual está situada frente a la costa E de la península Luis Felipe.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 00.0" S
- 64.28333°
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Longitude:
57° 15' 00.0" W
- 57.25000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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