Name details

Collins Harbour

Collins Harbour (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Collins Harbour  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108261

Feature type: Harbour

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

head of Maxwell Bay, King George Island, was named Collin's Harbour by nineteenth-century sealers (Fildes, 1821c). Nebles Harbour or Nebles Hafen (Nebles Point, q.v.), referring to this feature or to an anchorage N of Ardley Island (Weddell, 1825a, map facing p.132; 1827, third end map). The harbour was roughly charted by Ferguson in 1913-14 and recharted by DI in 1935. Collins Harbour (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 6258, 1968). Collins Harbor (USHO, 1943, p.89; USBGN, 1956, p.89). BahÆa Collins (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Puerto Collins (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.254). Caleta Collins (Argentina. MM chart MU-I, 1954). Bukhta Kollins, Bukhta Kollins-Kharbor (Grikurov and Simonov, 1973, map Fig. 1, p.9 and map Fig. 2, p.11). BahÆa Coolins [sic], in error (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.80).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 10' 26.2" S
- 62.17394°
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Longitude:
58° 49' 37.4" W
- 58.82706°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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