Name details

Buchanan Passage

Buchanan Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buchanan Passage  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107998

Feature type: Passage

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

in Hanusse Bay, between Adelaide Island and Liard Island, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947-48; named after Capt. Peter William (later Vice-Adm. Sir Peter) Buchanan, RN (b.1925), commanding HMS Endurance, 1968-70, who showed that the passage can be used to approach Marguerite Bay from the N through The Gullet (APC, 1975, p.3; BA, 1976, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 48' 00.0" S
- 66.80000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 38' 00.0" W
- 67.63333°
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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:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Dec-1974

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