Name details

Nordenskjöld, Costa

Nordenskjöld, Costa (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Nordenskjöld, Costa  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 106015

Feature type: Coast (7)

Origin

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

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Narrative

El nombre fue puesto en 1909 por Edwin Swift Balch, en honor de Otto Nordenskjöld, geógrafo sueco y jefe de la Expedición Sueca que se realizó entre 1901-1904, que exploró esta costa en 1902. Se llama así aquella porción de la costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins que se extiende de cabo Longing a cabo Fairweather. Presenta accidentes geográficos importantes: ensenada Larsen, cabos Sobral, Worsley, Fairweather, glaciar Drygalski, nunataks Tillberg, meseta Detroit, isla Lindenberg, todos estos accidentes están cubiertos casi completamente por hielo y nieve.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 40' 00.0" S
- 64.66667°
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Longitude:
60° 35' 00.0" W
- 60.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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