Name details

Visca, Caleta

Visca, Caleta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Visca, Caleta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 106451

Feature type: Anchorage (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

La denominación fue dada por la Expedición Francesa del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, en los años 1908-1910, por el Dr. Visca, que Charcot conoció en Montevideo. Se forma entre las puntas La Plaza y Ullmann, en la parte NW de ensenada Martel de bahía Almirantazgo, isla Rey Jorge, de las islas Shetland del Sur. Mide una milla de ancho en su entrada por otro tanto de saco. Las costas de la caleta están formadas por acantilados de hielo y glaciares de los que se desprenden continuamente trozos de hielo.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 05' 00.0" S
- 62.08333°
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Longitude:
58° 23' 00.0" W
- 58.38333°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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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