Aguirre Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Aguirre Passage (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Passage
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
between Lemaire Island and Danco Coast, was called Paradise Channel by BAE, 1920-22, in association with Paradise Harbour (q.v.) (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 2, p.12), or The Channel (Bagshawe, 1939, p.50); following CAE, 1950-51, named Canal Aguirre Cerda after Don Pedro Aguirre Cerda (1879-1941), President of Chile, 1938-41, who on 6 November 1940 decreed the limits of Territorio Chileno Antártico (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951; IHA, 1974, p. 20). Pasaje Marinero [=mariners passage] after the sailors of Chiriguano during AAE, 1949-50 (Argentina. MM, 1953, p. 250a; Pierrou, 1970, p. 504). Aguirre Channel (USOO chart 6650, 1963). Canal A. Cerda, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p. 20). Canal P. Aguirre Cerda (Alarcón and others, 1976, folding map). Aguirre Passage (APC, 1980, p.3). Aquirre [sic] Passage (Strenger, 1982, p.9).
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