Name details

Antarctic Sound

Antarctic Sound (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Antarctic Sound  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107533

Feature type: Sound

Origin

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:

Narrative

separating d'Urville Island, Joinville Island and Dundee Island from Trinity Peninsula and bounded, to N, by a line joining Cape Dubouzet and Turnbull Point and, to S, by a line joining Cape Scrymgeour and Cape Purvis, was first sighted (at its N end) by FAE, 1837-40 (d'Urville, 1842, p.148); navigated and charted by SwAE on 15 January 1902, and named Antarctic-Sund, after the expedition ship Antarctic, lost in Eretus and Terror Gulf, 13 February 1903 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p. 65). Antarctics Sund (Nordenskjöld, 1904b, p. 165). Détroit de l'Antarctic (Nordenskjöld and others, [1904c], map p. 72-73. Antarctic Channel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.416). Antarctic Strasse (Nordenskjöld, 1905a, map p.236). Antarctic-Sond (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.124). Estrecho de Joinville (Sobral, [1907], p. 139). Estrecho del Antártico, Seno Antártico (Riso Patron S., 1908, p. 13, end map). Stretto dell' Antarctic (Nordenskjöld, 1910, p.554). Antartic-Sund [sic] (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Pl. 3 facing p.114). Antarctic Strait (Balch, 1912, map facing p.570). Antarktik-Sund (Nordenskjöld, 1913, p.5). Antarctic Straight (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 1, p.23). Antarctic Sundet (Palander, 1914, map p.16). Antarctic Sound (BA chart 3175, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973). Antarctica Strait (Ellsworth, 1938, p.263). Estrecho de Antártico (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Estrecho Antártico (Vila Labra, 1947, map facing p.200). Paso Antártico (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Estrecho Antarctic (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.168). Proliv Antarktika (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950b, map following p.484). Antarctic (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.312). Estrecho Antartic [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.311). Antarctische Sond (Knapp, 1958, p.568). Prliv Antarktic (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). In 1958-59 the sound was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey unit from John Biscoe (BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Paso Antarctic (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.29). Proliv Antarkticheskiy (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Proliv Antarktik (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Paso Antartic (Chile. IGM map 5, 1966).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 26' 00.0" S
- 63.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 39' 00.0" W
- 56.65000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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