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Cabinet Inlet

Cabinet Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cabinet Inlet  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108045

Feature type: Inlet


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 Cape Alexander and Cape Robinson, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; called in error Crane Inlet (Crane Glacier, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, map p.230), Crane-Fjorden (Rønne, 1950b, p.142) or Seno Crane (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1952); named Cabinet Inlet after the British War Cabinet, which authorized Operation "Tabarin" (the forerunner of FIDS) in January 1943, in association with the names of members of that cabinet in this area (BA chart 3570,; APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Bahïa Gabinete [=cabinet bay] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.325). Ensenada Gabinete (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.381). Zaliv Kabinet (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Ensenada Reales Cédulas [=royal charters inlet], name approved by the IHA in 1963 in honour of the Royal Charters of c. 1545 by which King Charles V of Spain, under the authority of the Bull of Pope Alexander IV (1493) and the Treaty of Tordesillas (1494), made the original distribution of the extreme south of South America and of Terra Australis (Antarctica, q.v.); supposed legal title to this sector of the Antarctic passed to the Republic of Chile through these charters in 1810 (Chile. DNH chart 12, 1964; IHA, 1974, p.238-39). Ledyanoy Zaliv Kabinet (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Seno Cabinet, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.239).

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66° 31' 00.0" S
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63° 25' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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